Submitting to Publishers

August 7, 2011

As well as my kids book, I am in the process of writing a series of short stories that I’d love to have published as an anthology, or a series in a magazine, as well some non-fiction manuscripts. One of my Facebook friends posted links to Manuscript Monday and The Friday Pitch. It …

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Changing face of publishing

August 3, 2011

Over the last few months, I have been looking at publishing. As well as my kids book, I have a few other ideas buzzing in my head and have started writing them & looking at publishing. I had a talk with someone from the Victorian Writers Centre yesterday to talk to someone …

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Reading my story

August 1, 2011

This afternoon I shared my story with a couple of kids while waiting for the boys to finish in choir. The kids are the little sisters of some of the kids in the choir. Their Mums were also there to listen. The story went down really well – though the …

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Getting the plan for my kids story out there

July 31, 2011

OK, so I’m now putting it out there. After my post last night, I have finished the story & my kids like it! I would love to see this published as a picture story book, so I’m putting it out there on PlanBig. For some background – this story originally started …

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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