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What genre do you write?

May 1, 2014

I’m not sure I can pick a single genre – much to the annoyance of my web designer when she was trying to design this site. My writing is a bit of a mixed bag. I write a number of different things – from fractured fairy tales to picture books, …

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What is the worst part of being a writer?

April 24, 2014

Right now, the worst part is time. I have so many ideas buzzing around my head, but don’t have as much time as I would like to write them all down. This is one of the reasons I write a lot of flash fiction as they are shorter pieces and …

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My Writing Process – Blog Tour

March 17, 2014

I was asked to join in this blog tour by Karen Tyrrell. You can read her post here. I’ve also done this post on my writing blog, so I’m going to try and give more information. So, here goes… 1) What am I working on? I’ve just completed the first draft …

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Merry Christmas, 2013

December 25, 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.

The Talisman Chronicles

December 24, 2013

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 …

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Jingle Bells Anthology – now available.

November 16, 2013

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 …

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About Melissa

Melissa Gijsbers started writing when she was in High School during the 1990s, even winning some awards for a short story and a script. For many years, life got in the way of creative writing, however she did start blogging around 2006.

She currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with her two sons and a pet blue tongue lizard.

Melissa Gijsbers, Author, Speaker & Booklover
Melissa Gijsbers - Author, Speaker & Booklover