Returning to my book collection and this time I'm going to showcase an on-line friend Aleesha Darlison. I've been involved in a blog tour for her picture book 'Fox and Moonbeam' and my granddaughters love the 'League of Llamas books. She also has may intriguing series which I'll have to get for my budding readers… Continue reading Back to books…
I’ve been a bit quiet on my blog for the last week because we’ve been moving house and although I’ve tried to keep up with regular posts. I’ll be back on my favourite authors books again shortly, but for now I’ll show off our new home. We’re still unpacking and will be for weeks but… Continue reading Moving house is exhausting but rewarding…
Hi again everyone, I'm delighted to be part of an upcoming 'Books On Tour' blog tour for this beautiful picture book '10 Naughty Numbers'. Written by Grace Nolan and Illustrated by Nancy Bevington. This is the third book in the series, '10 Bush Babies' and '10 Lively Lorikeets'. The blog tour begins on the 22nd… Continue reading Blog Tour coming up!
Back in January I posted some writing prompts with the theme Back to School - This is a little story on the last prompt for that month. Prompt 5. Write a story about your handwriting and how glad you are you can do most of your work on a computer, instead of freehand, or, if… Continue reading Writing Prompts
I've just finished Judy Nunn's book 'Territory'. She is a consummate storyteller imparting history in her narratives. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Northern Territory was attacked by the Japanese and it's good to see the story bought into perspective, along with cyclone Tracy, both events destroying the city of Darwin but not breaking the spirit… Continue reading What I’m reading now and next…
February 14th is a date many people celebrate so we’re suggesting writing prompts for you to get your creative juices working. Write a story about the first valentine card you remember receivingWrite a story about your autograph book you had at school and who wrote the most touching message in itWrite a story about the… Continue reading Writing Prompts – February 21
Cheers everyone! Have a safe and happy celebration! May 2021 bring you love, time with family members, be creative and innovative and enjoy overcoming challenges. Life is short, live every minute. - Jill
This week I had a Christmas party with my fellow writers The Ten Penner's. It was great to chill out in the pool, talk books, sell a couple of books and eat, drink and be merry. Then I had a Christmas lunch with my fellow volunteers, great workmates and friends at St Vincent de Paul's… Continue reading Christmas Festivities are here!
NaNoWriMo Update - Day 23 AM - 45000 / 50000total words Nov 23, 2020 2000 words Nov 22, 2020 1000 words Nov 22, 2020 2000 words Nov 21, 2020 1000 words Nov 20, 2020 254 words Nov 20, 20201000 words Nov 19, 20201500 words - this is on the 1 hour = 1000 words equation Our daily walks take us to the path along the… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update – Day 23 am
I've had a massive day - Four and a half hours - 36246 / 50000total words I'm enjoying culling and rewriting to make my story flow better and merge the two manuscripts. Neo, is a good kid. I like him. He's clumsy, but resourceful! He's shy, but bold when he has to be. He's proud of his mum… Continue reading NaNoWriMo update – Day 18