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FAB Club eBook Now Available – Free eBook Giveaway

I finished turning FAB Club into an ebook (thanks to Vellum software. More on that later). It is now on Kindle, Kobo and iBooks. To celebrate, I am giving away 100 copies of the ebook, using InstaFreebie. Click here, to … Continue reading

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Free Children’s Book Chapters – Friends Against Bullying – Join the Club

The last chapter (12) went out to my crowd editors a couple of weeks ago. I got some enthusiastic feedback from the kids, but a couple of the adults echoed my thoughts about the ending. It all wrapped up, but … Continue reading

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Creating a Children’s Chapter Book 17: Cover Design

As we get into the last few chapters of the crowd edit, it’s time to finalise the cover. This was the draft: I had to neaten up the text and bring the kids to the fore to stand out a … Continue reading

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Creating a Middle Grade Children’s Book 10: Character Tweaks

  I’m planning on publishing the book when I get back to New Zealand and want to make the book more representative of Kiwis. I’ve decided to make Trevor of Polynesian heritage. Trevor is one of my favourite characters, as … Continue reading

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Creating a Middle Grade Children’s Book 9: Roughs Finished

The roughs are finished, YES!!!!! The next stage is to tidy up some loose ends (um, like, consistency of character looks) before I get onto the inking.

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Creating a Middle Grade Book 8: Roughs on Food

A friend of mine asked me why there was so much food in the book. When I was a kid, the food in books like the Famous Five adventures was something I loved. I think it was because, as a … Continue reading

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