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Helping kids with creative writing

Term 2 in Victoria is seeing most …

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Read for Fun

During the week, I watched a video …

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A little bit of silliness

We are living in ‘unprecedented’ times. There …

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Evil Octopus

I have just finished writing my second …

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Using writing prompts

Writing prompts are one of my favourite …

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Picture Books – not just for little kids

I have had so many kids and …

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Blind Date with a Book – Feb 2020

Last night, I had a lot of …

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Successes for 2019

Children’s author Julie Hedlund, challenged participants of her 12 …

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Promoting books for the New Year

Lately I’ve seen a lot of posts …

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Launch: Raymund and the Fear Monster

One of the things I love about …

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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