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Top 10% LinkedIn profiles for 2012.

Recently, LinkedIn reached a new milestone: 200 million members. I have made many ‘friends’ via LinkedIn, as well as through other social media sites. It is all about connecting, networking, sharing information and finding opportunities to develop skills and your … Continue reading

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I didn’t do anything today!

How many times have you said that? Or simiIar – I didn’t do much today. When I hear, ‘I didn’t do anything today’, I have visions of that person flat on their back, staring into space. Of course he/she would … Continue reading

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Chatting with Alexa Palmer, US children’s author

Helen Ross writes supports talented independently published children’s authors, and reputable independent publishers and small print press. NB: Some minor amendments have been made to this post since it was first posted on 6 September 2012. This week we travel … Continue reading

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My return from the darkness

Hi everyone. Today marks my return to my little corner of the blogging world. Any past prolonged pauses over the last few months have been because of my monthly interstate trips to care for my mum. Unfortunately the hand of … Continue reading

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Book Talk with Barbara Barth

Please note that this blog post has been edited since it was first posted 10 mins ago.   Like many writers I know, I am very fortunate to keep ‘meeting’ wonderful and supportive people through various blogging and networking worlds. And along … Continue reading

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Nice to be appreciated!

As of the beginning of this year I have been assisting the ASA (Australian Society of Authors) and their Professional Development Officer, with  the planning and co-coordinating of some Brisbane ASA events. I won’t bore you with details (snore, snore) … Continue reading

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10 Yellow Bananas features in CKT’s May Pitch Ya Book

My children’s book 10 Yellow Bananas is featured this month in Creative Kids Tales’s Pitch Ya Book. Also featured this May are Just Doomed by Andy Griffiths and Peter McGee and the Dawn of the Zombie Knight by Adam Wallace. … Continue reading

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LIKE – ONE WORD, ONE DAY on FACEBOOK

Please note: This post has been amended since it was first posted on 1 May 2012. Please support this wonderful project by clicking LIKE on the ASA’s ONE WORD ONE DAY page on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/One-Word-One-Day/361742690527315 About the event: Calling all … Continue reading

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Interview with Stephen Anastasi, as part of his blog tour

Australian author Stephen Anastasi has just released two books, The Runes of Ire and The Druid.  Published by Morris Publishing Australia, both are the first book in a fantasy adventure series aimed at the nine to sixteen age group. Stephen … Continue reading

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Independently published children’s book wins awards

Last year I interviewed Pam Bitterman, a published U.S. author, writer and adventurer – and in her own words, ‘an explorer in every sense of the word’. Pam took us on a journey to a small village in Kenya, and … Continue reading

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