Tag Archives: children’s writing

Cover reveal…Mystery, Mayhem & Magic

The Ten Penners meeting today was another productive one. We heard the last of the Kai stories by Kate Russell. These tales are sure to have kids enjoying the rib tickling antics of this young man! We had a professional … Continue reading

Posted in gold coast writers association, Recommended | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ruben by Bruce Whatley reviewed by Jill Smith

This is an amazing book. A children’s picture book is hardly a true description. I love every detailed drawing, every feature that Ruben abides in. Everything black and white and grey, especially the shadows. Ruben is safe in the shadows … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mystery, Mayhem & Magic…

  Today’s meeting of The Ten Penners was inspiring, full of discussion about covers and promoting our book with media kits, social media, and marketing. We brainstormed possible ideas for our synopsis/blurb. This is what I came up with. Not … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended, the ten penners | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Books I bought at Somerset 2017…

Here are the reviews I did of a couple of books I bought at Somerset Literary Festival this year. I’ll post a couple more tomorrow. Yes, they are Young Adults books. Book Review by Jill Smith©Mar17 Starlight Stables – Pony … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended, somerset celebration of literature | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Petal and the Easter Bunny … part two

For those who read the first half of Jill Ford’s PETAL AND THE EASTER BUNNY STORY, that appeared in The Ten Penners book ‘Fan-tas-tic-al Tales’,  here is the second half. continued… ‘I’m trying to,’ snapped Petal. ‘But you are making … Continue reading

Posted in book review, Recommended, the ten penners | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Interview with Belinda Murrell

Courtesy of The English Tour blog https://theenglishtutorblog.wordpress.com/2017/01/08/author-interview-with-belinda-murrell/#like-252 No prizes for guessing I love good Australian authors, and when this popped into my inbox I had to share it. Particularly, as I was so engrossed with a speaker at Somerset Literary … Continue reading

Posted in blog tour, Recommended | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kids grow up and have adventures…

The Ten Penners Christmas meeting will be at Marion’s pool side common area on the 3rd December. We are looking forward to sharing our joy of creating stories then along with delicious treats. Marion has just seen her beautiful daughter … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended, the ten penners | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment