Tag Archives: Helen McKenzie

Happy birthday to me

Yes, it’s my birthday today.  I think birthdays should be celebrated. (photo courtesy of Google images). So I have flung aside current marketing tasks to celebrate with a friend who is also celebrating her birthday today. Then my humorous husband … 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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Yabba dabba doo! I put in a sidebar image.

What the? Now you may wonder what my fuss elation is all about especially when I tell you, but I finally worked out how to put images – and wait for it – with links, in my sidebar of my … Continue reading

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Tips and services for ‘newbie’ children’s book writers

Please note: I have edited this post since it was first published on 6 March 2013). Every so often, a children’s writer/poet emails me for my advice. Yikes! I admit that I have many teaching years under my belt (like … Continue reading

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Grammarly Online Proofreader

Please note: I have added further information to this post since it was published on 3 March 2013. Extra info. is towards end of post. Do you need another set of eyes when proofreading, and some help developing your writing … Continue reading

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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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Romancing the Wind

I thought my first blog post for 2013 year should be an uplifting one. You will get my pun when you (hopefully) check out this video, titled: Romancing the Wind Ray Bethell flys kites. He is in his 80s and … Continue reading

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