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Merry Christmas, 2013

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. I hope you have a wonderful day and get a lot of books under the tree. … [Read more...]

The Talisman Chronicles

Today I'm an extremely proud Mum. My 11 year old, Mr N, has two stories in a new anthology that went live on CreateSpace today. The Talisman Chronicles is brought to you by the amazing team at Melusine Muse Press, the people behind two of the three anthologies I've had stories in, including Jingle Bells: tales of holiday spirit from around the World. All the stories and artwork in this … [Read more...]

Jingle Bells Anthology – now available.

Something exciting happened over night. The Kindle version of Jingle Bells: Tales of Holiday Spirit from Around the World went live on Amazon! To say I'm a little bit excited is an understatement. I have three stories in this anthology: Where are the bells - what happens when the bells for the reindeer can't be found? Aussie Jingle Bells - a little boy rewrites the words of a classic … [Read more...]

My First Book Reading

As I said last week, I was invited to read on of my stories from Teapot Tales to the Oakleigh Writers Club through Write Away With Me. Well, today was the big day, and I was slightly nervous, though with a busy day of looking after a sick 9 year old and my day job, I didn't have much time to worry about it. The biggest decision was which story I was going to read. Of the three of us in this … [Read more...]

Teapot Tales – three tales by Melissa Gijsbers

The Frog Prince Rapunzel The Princess and the Pea The three tales by Melissa Gijsbers are retellings of some of the most famous fairy tales.  They are family friendly and put a playful twist on the original plot, providing freshness and a new sense of discovery to the stories.  Additionally, each story is retold for the modern world and gives each formerly helpless heroine a truly … [Read more...]