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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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My First Book Reading

October 30, 2013

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 …

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Teapot Tales – three tales by Melissa Gijsbers

October 28, 2013

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, …

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Reading Teapot Tales

October 23, 2013

I’m so excited. This afternoon I was invited to go along to my son’s after school writing class to read one of the stories from Teapot Tales: a collection of unique fairy tales next Wednesday afternoon! This will be the first time that I’m reading one of the stories from one …

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Jingle Bells Anthology – in time for Christmas

October 8, 2013

I’m so excited. The team who published Teapot Tales: a collection of unique fairy tales is putting out a Christmas anthology. The theme for the book was “Jingle Bells” and I have submitted three stories to be included. All three stories have been accepted! One story is about a little boy …

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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