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The power of three…

February 2, 2013

I’ve recently started reading Writing Hannah by Libby Gleeson. I first discovered Libby Gleeson when Mum borrowed I Am Susannah from the library when I was in primary school when it was a fairly new book. So, I was excited to discover that she had written a book about writing for children. When she is …

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Planning a chapter book

February 1, 2013

It’s Author Blog Challenge time again, and during March I’m joining in the Chapter Book Challenge once again. For the blog challenge, I’m going to take a leaf out of Ashley Howland’s blog and share my planning for the chapter book challenge. During last years Chapter Book Challenge, I wrote a Jimmy …

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Day 14 – Dressage

August 9, 2012

It’s Day 14 of the Blogging Olympics, and today’s event is Dressage. Today’s challenge is to look at how to improve the reader experience and make content more shareable. For this challenge, I’m going to look at my Accidental WAHM blog rather than this one. The main reason for this is simple …

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Day 13 – Triathlon

August 8, 2012

It’s Day 13 of the Blogging Olympics, and today’s event is the Triathlon. A triathlon is made up of three events – swimming, cycling and running. For this challenge, it is to write a post with text, audio and video. Now, I don’t do audio or video blog posts – …

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Day 12 – Wrestling…

August 7, 2012

It’s Day 12 of the Blogging Olympics and today’s event is the Wrestling. The challenge today is to find a post I disagree with and write a counter post. The only problem with this is that I haven’t read any posts lately that I disagree with strongly enough to remember …

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Day 11 – Synchronised Swimming Team

August 6, 2012

It’s Day 11 of the Blogging Olympics, and today’s event is Synchronised Swimming. This is one of those sports that no one seems to understand, but is fascinated by at the same time. It’s amazing watching the teams perform their routines upside-down and under water! Anyway, back to the prompt. …

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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