Michael Gerard Bauer Writing Secrets

Meet Michael Gerard Bauer Australian award winning children’s author. His popular books include The Running Man, the Ishmael trilogy and Just a Dog. His most recent publications, the very funny Eric Vale and Secret Agent Derek ‘Danger’ Dale series for younger readers, are fully illustrated by his film-maker son Joe Bauer. Michael is in high […]

Story Arts Festival Ipswich 2015

 

 

Come to the Story Arts Festival, a jam-packed celebration of children’s literature, authors and writing. You’ll be energized by the sheer creativity and the MAGIC. The Story Arts Festival presents sensational programs for writers, readers, schools, families and for children from 6-16 September 2015.

TOP children’s authors and illustrators will present enthralling […]

Books From Our Backyard 2013

WOOHOO! Queensland Writers Centre announced their latest Book catalogue Books From Our Backyard 2013 … I’m celebrating!!

Bailey Beats the Blah: resilience picture book and ME & HIM: A Guide to Recovery: wellness memoir are published within their pages…

Bailey Beats the Blah (2013) empowers kids to over come SAD days and WORRY thoughts with […]

Winners of the CYA Writers Conference

Today I celebrated the ultimate event in my writer’s year. The Australian CYA children’s and young adult writer’s conference at St Laurence College, Brisbane. Its a one-day action adventure retreat for writers. Refreshing. Exhilarating. Exhausting.

I shared this stimulating day with my real & online writing buddies and colleagues, participating in writing courses, scribbling down […]

SELF PUBLISHING Secrets–Children’s Author Reveals All

Elaine Ouston

Today I welcome ELAINE OUSTON on her blog tour to promote THE MYSTERY OF NIDA VALLEY, a kids fantasy adventure story for 10+ year olds. THE MYSTERY OF NIDA VALLEY is a fast-paced novel set in mysterious Nida Valley where dinosaurs still roam. After Amanda disappears, Meg and Jaiden search for her, […]

FEAR of Failure vs. FEAR of Success

A fierce battle is raging within … Am I good enough to be a writer? … Am I good enough to be published? … I’m on the brink of publishing with International Publishers considering ME AND HER: a Memoir of Madness and Kids Sci-Fi JOSH AND THE IT, but I fear they’ll reject me … […]