Tag Archives: Writing is a business

Webinar on authors as entrepreneurs

We all know of the changes in the publishing world. With that (unless we are outrageously famous and have a publisher bending over backwards for us), we as writers cannot just concentrate on writing our next book or collection of poems, … Continue reading

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Book App Academy home study online course – registration extended

I should have posted this information sooner but other life commitments took centre stage over the last few weeks. Anyway, for those who registered to watch app guru, Karen Robertson’s webinar on “Publish Your Book as an App and Sell … 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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World of Ink presents Scott Caseley – Author Spotlight.

Throughout March and April 2013, The World of Ink Network is touring author Scott R. Caseley’s young adult romantic coming of age mystery novel, Isosceles – published by MuseItUp Publishing, January 2013. And today the virtual tour stops by 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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1. Interview with Tony Annetta, talented comic book artist

Though (at this stage) I am primarily a children’s writer/giggle poet, I love different styles of writing, and am always looking for a good laugh. So I kick off my 2011 interviews, with talented independently published Australian authors, with a … Continue reading

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