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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

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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

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My Year in books 2016 Goodreads

The following list does not include unpublished manuscripts I’ve read for writing friends. I’m now reflecting on the year and how much I have accomplished and how much more I hope to have done. It’s been one of those learning … Continue reading

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Heaven Tempers the Wind Book review by Jill Smith

Book Review by Jill Smith©Oct16 Title: Heaven Tempers the Wind – Story of a War Child Author: Hazel Barker Publisher: Armour Books This is a memoir of a lovely lady I know through the Writers club. Hazel is a gentle … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo is on the go ..

It’s so good to be in the writing flow. Thanks to Kate Russell for getting Marion Martineer and myself on board. Jennifer Philips is also blitzing the numbers. Looks like some great stories coming out soon. The Ten Penners will be … Continue reading

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Writers Block Workshop Notes – Part three

This is the Part Three of the Writers Block Workshop notes, held at Robina Library 9th May, 2015. Dave Burton continues his tips on writing and in this segment, editing. EDIT FEARLESSLY Dave admits to being a Pop Culture nerd … Continue reading

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Jennifer Bacia at Gold Coast Writers Meeting 5April

Jennifer Bacia was the guest speaker at the Gold Coast Writers meeting today. She was sharing her knowledge about what publishers are looking for, marketing tips and how to build suspense in writing. I have a copy of ‘Creating Popular … Continue reading

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