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To market, to market ... 5 tips for selling your book.

Writing a book can be an absolute joy or a nightmare, depending on your outlook and the mood of your muse. But all those months (or years) of burning the midnight oil are for nought unless you can get your… 715 more words


The book talk in Benalla

Giving book talks is one of the perks of being an author. I suppose there must be some writers who don’t enjoy it but I love reading out loud – it’s been a life long pleasure – and I… 1,171 more words

Gavin Extence at Sheffield Library 

I went to see Gavin speak at Sheffield library recently. He talked about his second book: The mirror world of Melody Black. The books is, to a large extent, about the protagonist’s struggle with her mental health issues. 234 more words


Joanne Harris at Waterstones

On Wednesday evening I went to see the bestselling Joanne Harris at my local Waterstones with a sense of eager anticipation. Having written such a diverse range of books, I wasn’t sure what to expect from her latest offering: The Gospel of Loki. 303 more words


A Celebration

I mentioned in an earlier blog post how fortunate this school library is to have received a renovation grant. I can’t help but wish that every school would be so fortunate. 415 more words

Author Talks

Andy Griffiths LIVE

Fitzroy Town Hall. Waiting at the door – we’re early. We’re first! We’re keen…..

We are in the front row!

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Almost Heaven: Sydney Writers' Festival 2015

When the Sydney Writers’ Festival comes round each year, I feel like I’ve died and gone to heaven. I’m like a starving dog salivating through a butcher shop window, yearning for that door to open. 1,835 more words