Tag Archives: Australian children’s authors

A Christmas Tail – eBook

BEWARE!!!! Yes, this post is a plug. I cannot believe how fast this year has rolled by. I say this every year, but this year seems to have gone by in a blink. For me, this year has been rather … Continue reading

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Don’t wait for your muse

My writing friend, Dianne (Di) Bates, has been authoring books (120+) for over 30 years, and has been making a living from being a full-time author for over ten years. And instead of putting her feet up once a manuscript has been … Continue reading

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Donna and I blog stop at Dawn Meredith’s writing corner

As you probably know, Donna Smith and I have been celebrating the release of our children’s picture book, A Christmas Tail  illustrated by Aaron Pocock. As part of these festivities, the lovely  Dawn Meredith, a published children’s author, teacher and … 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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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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Chatting with Morgen Bailey on her blog

This week the lovely and accomplished UK author and blogger, Morgen Bailey chatted with me about my writing journey. As interviewee number 417, you can find our ‘chat’ at: http://morgenbailey.wordpress.com/2012/07/01/author-interview-no-417-with-writer-helen-ross/ Morgen’s eNewspaper (via Scoop It) picked up the interview as its … Continue reading

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Book competitions at ‘Books for Little Hands’ blog

Children’s author, Renee Taprell, is currently holding book competitions on her blog ‘Books for Little Hands’ at: http://booksforlittlehands.blogspot.com.au/ To be in the running to win a copy of my giggle poetry book, Bubble Gum Trouble and other Giggle Poetry and/or … Continue reading

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Jelli-Beanz Publishing interviews me.

Jelli-Beanz Publishing recently released Hopscotch – Volume 1: Packed Lunch Series – a collection of short stories and poetry for children.  This collection features short stories, poetry and beautiful artwork by some of Australia’s well known author/poets. . I was … Continue reading

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PiBoldMo – 30 Picture book ideas in 30 days

This lovely winner badge has been designed by Bonnie Adamson “Eureka!” I did it – I surpassed my goal of reaching 30  Picture book ideas in 30 days – probably more than 50.  Tara Lazar’s idea of creating November as … Continue reading

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Check out the inspirational ideas during PiBoldMo – Picture Book Idea Month

Just before November kicked off,  I mentioned that I had just found out about a great idea – PiBoldMo  (Picture Book Idea Month)  – founded by children’s author Tara Lazar. I immediately signed up. Here’s Tara’s lovely logo designed by … Continue reading

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