Tag Archives: Aaron Pocock

Chatting with Aaron Pocock, illustrator of A Christmas Tail

Aaron Pocock, the very talented illustrator of  our children’s Christmas picture book, A Christmas Tail drops by Spider Ink Press today. You will also see Aaron sketch (via YouTube) one of the characters from our book. So please pop on … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tail eBook special Offer ends Fri 6 Dec.

A Christmas Tail Cyber Launch eBOOK special 2-6 Dec 2013 ONLY iTunes Amazon Only 4 days left eBOOK From  now until  midnight EST Friday, 6 December 2013 A Christmas Tail  is available half price for eBook purchases. NOW $4.99 for … Continue reading

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Cyber book launch of A Christmas Tail happening NOW

Hi everyone. I am soooo excited.  The cyber book launch of A Christmas Tail co-authored by Donna Smith and myself has just started. Please drop by any time today, and don’t forget to leave a comment so we know who … Continue reading

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You’re invited to ‘A Christmas Tail’ cyber launch party 2-6 Dec.

CYBER PARTY INVITATION Donna Smith and I are delighted to announce a launch party to celebrate the release of A Christmas Tail, beautifully illustrated by Aaron Pocock. Celebrations kick off on Monday 2  December and festivities will continue throughout the week … Continue reading

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Kickstart Aaron Pocock’s ‘How To’ book – The Fantasy Artroom

Let’s help talented Brisbane-based illustrator, Aaron Pocock kickstart his project. Aaron is currently working on a fantasy art ‘How To’ book for beginner and advanced students covering drawing, line art and watercolour painting but he needs your help. Aaron is … Continue reading

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Logan Art Gallery Store: meet the artists

If you live in Brisbane, Logan or SE Queensland and you love unique gifts and collectables, please visit Logan Art Gallery Store at their special event: meet the artists. THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2013 5.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. The Logan … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tail features in CKT’s October Pitch Ya Book!

A Christmas Tail, co-authored by Donna Smith and ME!, is featured this month in Creative Kids Tales’s Pitch Ya Book. The gorgeous illustrations are by Aaron Pocock. The other books featured this month are: Sue Whiting’s A Swim in the … Continue reading

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New Pre-launch Christmas In July Release

Psst! I know it isn’t Christmas yet, and most of us don’t really want to know. However, if you like to party, keep reading. It is currently winter time in Australia. And for many people who live in areas where … Continue reading

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Celebrate Christmas in July with Peter Mouse

Christmas In July is fast becoming a ‘formal’ celebration. It apparently began over twenty years ago in Austalia’s internationally famous Blue Mountains, and has grown to become a major seasonal event. I am still researching the origin of this tradition … Continue reading

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3. Interview with Elaine Ouston

There is certainly no end of talent in Australia, in terms of successful independently published authors.  It is also great to see writers taking charge of their own destiny rather than waiting for a publisher to determine whether or not … Continue reading

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