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Australian writer, poet, children's author, educator, workshop presenter.
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Category Archives: Helen Ross
Talented writer, poet and blogger, Gabrielle Bryden, recently wrote of her close shave with an aquaplaning bus. OMG! Subsequently, Gabrielle expressed an interest in receiving any close shave poems or stories from regular readers of her blog and people she … Continue reading →
In Australia (being in the southern hemisphere) it is currently Winter. However, Winter (if you can call it that) in Brisbane is generally very mild (I sigh). However the early morning temperatures can be crisp, which I love. Most of … Continue reading →
This week’s ‘The Daily Post’ photo challenge is threes. So my photos are based on the ‘Three Picture Stories’ (storytelling with images) that I posted about last Tuesday. All these photos were taken at my local park, except the last … Continue reading →
Since my foray into the blogging world in 2009, each year (except for last year) I have posted about my previous year’s achievements (as many bloggers do). I think it is important to reflect and be grateful (regardless of your religious or … Continue reading →
Donna Smith, my co-author of our newly released children’s Christmas book, A Christmas Tail dropped by Spider Ink Press during the week. During our fabulous cyber launch celebration on Monday 2 December you may have ‘discovered’ a little more about … Continue reading →
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 →
Well, it is holiday time again. In Australia, it does get a little confusing as each State/Territory has slightly different school terms. Also Private schools and colleges tend to have different term dates to that of State schools. Regardless, many … Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →