Tag Archives: Helen Ross

OWOD illustrator event – Brisbane 2014

OWOD (One Word One Day) is a wonderful nationwide illustrator event run by the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) in partnership with the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF). The ASA and ILF have a new sponsor this year – Zart Art (supplier … Continue reading

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My poem is published

Yesterday, I received an unexpected phone call from a Melbourne based editor/writer/poet confirming my postal address to receive a complimentary copy of the poetry anthology When the Moon is Swimming Naked: Australasian Poetry for the Chinese Youngster.  What the? As I … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Writers Festival 2014

The Gold Coast Writers Festival is on 13-15 June 2014 If you live in Brisbane, the Gold Coast or neighbouring regions (or happen to be on holiday in the area), you may be interested in attending this three day festival. … Continue reading

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The ‘Three-Picture story’ idea.

I love taking photographs and am finally working through my camera’s manual to learn about its functions (two years after I purchased it). But I also love writing.  Even though I have been very busy of late, in terms of … Continue reading

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Kids-Book review of A Christmas Tail

Donna and I are so chuffed. We have just received another lovely review for our co-authored children’s picture book, A Christmas Tail. The review is by Anastasia of  Kids-bookreview, a well respected children’s literature and book review site. Without further … Continue reading

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Donna and I blog stop at Dawn Meredith’s writing corner

As you probably know, Donna Smith and I have been celebrating the release of our children’s picture book, A Christmas Tail  illustrated by Aaron Pocock. As part of these festivities, the lovely  Dawn Meredith, a published children’s author, teacher and … Continue reading

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Chatting with Aaron Pocock, illustrator of A Christmas Tail

Aaron Pocock, the very talented illustrator of  our children’s Christmas picture book, A Christmas Tail drops by Spider Ink Press today. You will also see Aaron sketch (via YouTube) one of the characters from our book. So please pop on … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tail eBook special Offer ends Fri 6 Dec.

A Christmas Tail Cyber Launch eBOOK special 2-6 Dec 2013 ONLY iTunes Amazon Only 4 days left eBOOK From  now until  midnight EST Friday, 6 December 2013 A Christmas Tail  is available half price for eBook purchases. NOW $4.99 for … Continue reading

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Cyber book launch of A Christmas Tail happening NOW

Hi everyone. I am soooo excited.  The cyber book launch of A Christmas Tail co-authored by Donna Smith and myself has just started. Please drop by any time today, and don’t forget to leave a comment so we know who … Continue reading

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You’re invited to ‘A Christmas Tail’ cyber launch party 2-6 Dec.

CYBER PARTY INVITATION Donna Smith and I are delighted to announce a launch party to celebrate the release of A Christmas Tail, beautifully illustrated by Aaron Pocock. Celebrations kick off on Monday 2  December and festivities will continue throughout the week … Continue reading

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