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Hi! I'm an Author, Speaker & Booklover

I've wanted to be an author ever since I was in High School. I've published three novels for children, and I've contributed to six anthologies. I love taking aspects of my life and turning them into fiction, changing things to how I wish it would happen.

I run writing workshops for aspiring authors, and I enjoy doing school visits and school holiday activities. I've also published a book on blogging for authors.

I currently live in Melbourne, Australia with my two sons and a pet blue tongue lizard.

Melissa Gijsbers - Author, Speaker & Booklover

Featured book

Lizzy’s Dragon

When Lizzy finds an odd looking egg in the forest behind her house she decides to hide it in her bedroom in the hope that it will hatch into a lizard.

What she gets is ‘Bubbles’, the oddest, fastest growing lizard she has ever seen.

It doesn’t take long for her annoying little brother to discover her secret pet. It also doesn’t take long for Bubbles to grow out of her room…

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Blogging for Authors

52 Blog Post Ideas: Blogging for Authors

Authors are told to build a platform, to build their audience and engage readers.

One thing they are told to do is build a blog, but they have no idea what to blog about.

This ebook gives authors, including fiction authors, 52 ideas for topics to blog about, one for every week of the year.

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