A Long Way From Misery

Jacqui Halpin is an Australian children’s author whose stories have won prizes in writing competitions and been published in anthologies. She attributes her love of storytelling to her father, Jack Turner. ‘Listening to the amazing adventures Dad had growing up stirred my imagination and transported me back to his world,’ Jacqui says. Jacqui has co-writtenContinue reading “A Long Way From Misery”

Harry Helps Grandpa – Blog Tour Begins

Wonderful to soon have Karen Tyrrell (pictured above) as a guest on the blog again. She is doing a blog tour with Harry Helps Grandpa Remember. Harry is about the special love between a little boy and his grandpa who was Alzheimer’s. Harry will do ANYTHING to help his grandpa remember. A heart-warming story, fullContinue reading “Harry Helps Grandpa – Blog Tour Begins”

Magical Mystery Tour – After Yasi Hosts Revealed

So now the After Yasi virtual book tour heads from Dimity Powell’s blog home  to Chairmaine Clancy’s web page. I am so delighted with the retweets, shares, facebook posts, and comments coming into various spaces on facebook, the blogs and launch pages.  Queensland History, Australian Women’s Writers, ABC Far North, ABC Open and individuals likeContinue reading “Magical Mystery Tour – After Yasi Hosts Revealed”

After Yasi Blog Tour

After Yasi: Finding the Smile Within is going on a virtual book tour, commonly known as blog tour, blog hop or virtual book tour.  A big thank you to all those listed. Best comments for each blog will be given a PRIZE, either a free copy of the ebook or a choice of a signed print ofContinue reading “After Yasi Blog Tour”

Books from our Backyard

It was amazing to be at the Poinciana Lounge, when it was  full to the brim of Queensland books, authors, family, friends and literary supporters; double the amount of last year too. A big thankyou to Queensland Writers Centre for creating a catalogue of Queensland books which goes out to libraries and others to promoteContinue reading “Books from our Backyard”