Tag Archives: Australian author

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

Posted in All my posts, Australian children's books, Australian children's authors, Australian children's picture books, Australian writers, author promotion, authors, book marketing, book promotion, book publishing, Books, children's books, children's book authors, children's picture books, Christmas, Christmas humour, Christmas in July, Digital publishing, Donna M Smith, Helen McKenzie, Helen McKenzie author/poet, Helen Ross, Helen Ross author, Helen Ross children's author, Helen Ross nee McKenzie, Helen Ross writer, Helen Ross writes, Independent Australian Authors, Independent publishers, Kids program, kit lit, Marketing, Miss Helen Books, Miss Helen Writes, Parent category, Published books, Publishing, Spider Ink Press, Writer/poet/children's author, writerly information, writers, Writing, writing career | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Setting Off

Well, it is holiday time again. In Australia, it does get a little confusing as each State/Territory has slightly different school terms. Also Private schools and colleges tend to have different term dates to that of State schools. Regardless, many … Continue reading

Posted in About Helen, All my posts, Australian poets, Australian writers, authors, Brisbane children's author, Brisbane children's poet, Brisbane poets, Brisbane's artistic community, Helen McKenzie, Helen McKenzie author/poet, Helen Ross, Helen Ross author, Helen Ross children's author, Helen Ross nee McKenzie, Helen Ross writer, Helen Ross writes, Life's moments, Melbourne born writer, Miscellaneous, Miss Helen Writes, Poems, Poetry, Writer/poet/children's author | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in All my posts, Australian children's books, Australian children's authors, Australian children's picture books, Australian writers, author promotion, authors, book marketing, book promotion, Books, children's books, children's book authors, children's picture books, Christmas, Christmas in July, Digital publishing, Donna M Smith, events, Helen McKenzie, Helen McKenzie author/poet, Helen Ross, Helen Ross author, Helen Ross children's author, Helen Ross nee McKenzie, Helen Ross writer, Helen Ross writes, Independent Australian Authors, Kids program, kit lit, Miss Helen Books, Miss Helen Writes, Parent category, Published books, Spider Ink Press, Writer/poet/children's author, writerly information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

End of a RADF chapter

Well, for me, another chapter has come to an end. Last month I completed my four year term as a RADF (Regional Arts Development Fund) committee member for the Logan City Council, representing the portfolio of writing. I was appointed … Continue reading

Posted in Art and writing events, Brisbane events, events, Funding and initiatives, Helen McKenzie author/poet, Helen Ross author, Helen Ross children's author, Helen Ross nee McKenzie, Helen Ross writer, Helen Ross writes, RADF grants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Book App Academy – registration open till 21 June.

Book app expert, Karen Robertson, has just reopened her online Home Study Course for creating book apps – Book App Academy – and is taking new members until June 21st 2013! ~~~~~~~~ This 8-module, video-tutorial course takes you through planning … Continue reading

Posted in All my posts, author promotion, authors, Book Apps, book marketing, book promotion, book publishing, Books, children's books, children's book authors, children's picture books, Digital publishing, Helen McKenzie, Helen Ross, Helen Ross author, Helen Ross children's author, Helen Ross nee McKenzie, Helen Ross writer, Helen Ross writes, Independent publishers, Independent publishing, indie publishing, Kids program, kit lit, Marketing, Miss Helen Writes, Parent category, promotion, Published books, Publishing, workshops, Writer/poet/children's author, writerly information, writers, Writing, writing career, writing tips and resources | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Meet author L.R.W. Lee

Currently The World of Ink Network is touring debut author L.R.W. Lee’s middle grade fantasy adventure, Andy Smithson: Blast of the Dragon’s Fury (Book 1). And today World of Ink and L.R.W Lee drop by my neck of the writing … Continue reading

Posted in All my posts, Author interviews, author promotion, authors, book marketing, book promotion, Books, children's books, children's book authors, Digital publishing, Helen McKenzie, Helen Ross, Helen Ross author, Helen Ross nee McKenzie, Helen Ross writer, Helen Ross writes, Independent publishers, Independent publishing, indie publishing, Interviews, Interviews-successful Independently published authors, kit lit, Miss Helen Writes, Parent category, promotion, Published books, Publishing, Writing, writing career | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Creativity takes courage

Creativity takes courage – Henri Matisse Yes, it does take courage It takes courage to start It takes courage to take your own path of creativity It takes courage to not give up It takes courage to believe in yourself … Continue reading

Posted in About Helen, All my posts, art, authors, Brisbane's artistic community, Helen McKenzie, Helen McKenzie author/poet, Helen Ross, Helen Ross author, Helen Ross children's author, Helen Ross nee McKenzie, Helen Ross writer, Helen Ross writes, Independent Australian Authors, Independent publishing, indie publishing, Interesting trivia, Interviews, Life, Life's moments, Miss Helen Writes, Motivational, Poems, Poetry, quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments