Tag Archives: book marketing

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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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

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Why you should/shouldn’t create a book app.

If you’ve ever wondered what a book app is and if it’s a publishing option you could consider, then I’ve got something to help. It’s a one-pager written by book app expert, Karen Robertson, about what a book app is, … Continue reading

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Could your book be a book app? FREE How to Webinar

If you’ve wondered whether your book could be a book app but have no idea how to get started or are technophobic, check out this jargon-free, 1-hour FREE training webinar from book app expert, Karen Robertson. Karen has helped dozens of … Continue reading

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Indie Book wins awards

I love it when I read/hear that an Indie Book has won an award. So it is great that author Sands Hetherington’s book Night Buddies and the Pineapple Cheesecake Scare is the Winner of the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book … Continue reading

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Night Buddies Adventure series Wacky Words Contest

The World of Ink Network and the Families Matter blog is currently running a fun contest for kids or anyone who loves children’s books. Please spread the word about this fun contest and you are also welcome to enter. It … Continue reading

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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

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Dandelion – interactive book app

I don’t normally do reviews these days due to the time/commitment factor, but as bullying (including cyber bullying) is so prevalent thought I’d review Dandelion – the book app version. And also to coincide with the recent release of the … Continue reading

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Dandelion – A Book of Hope for Children being bullied

National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence is held on March 15. Bullying (including cyber-bullying) should never be tolerated – ever! A staggering one in six children are being bullied each week, according to a 2009 report by Edith … Continue reading

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