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About Me:
Australian writer/storyteller/educator born on the Snowy River, grew up feral and loved it. Currently working on Trapped in Gondwana - a children's adventure series for the 8 -12 age group.
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My Father's Love Letters

My father’s love letters to my mother show that, although Whisper My Secret is a heart wrenching story of loss and separation, it is also a story of romance and enduring love. When my mother, Myrtle Webb, was forced to give up her first three children, she walked into the arms of a man whose passion and love for her endured through time, through poverty, hardship and illness.

I’ll let my father speak for himself through…

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Posted on March 26, 2012 at 8:34pm

Get a Grip, Cooper Jones

Get a Grip, Cooper Jones by Sue Whiting is set in Wangaroo Bay, with the ocean on one side and the Australian bush on the other. This is a familiar setting for me as I grew up in Orbost in East Gippsland which is on the coast of Bass Strait and close to several national parks as well as bushland.

Being near to the Australian bush means the threat of bushfires is a fact of life. It is a terrifying…

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Posted on January 30, 2012 at 2:00am

Phar Lap in rhyming verse

Phar Lap was the hero that died a tragic death. The legend of the much loved racehorse, foaled in Timaru, New Zealand, 1926 is well known to every Australian but has recently been published by Museum Victoria in a picture book and ballad combination.

The darling of the race-going public in Australia during the Great Depression the champion chestnut gelding was so fast he won race after race, living up to his name (Phar…

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Posted on January 10, 2012 at 9:01pm

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At 8:15pm on March 8, 2012, Cami Hensley said…

Hi-

I am just starting my book review blog and I am in need of some followers.

If you help me out, I will follow you back. 

My Reading Addiction

Also, I am doing a giveaway for a $20 B&N or Amazon Gift Card right now. 

Thanks,

Cami

At 4:21pm on January 11, 2012, Silvana said…

Hello JB

Welcome to Book Blogs I hope you will enjoy here.If you have any questions let me know.

When you have time please check my blog:

www.books-are-my-life-silvy.blogspot.com

At 4:16pm on January 11, 2012,
Author
Ron Wyn
said…

You're very welcome. Thanks for the follows, JB! I'm also following your blog and your Twitter account.

Enjoy the rest of your week!

At 2:00pm on January 11, 2012,
Author
Kelli Wheelwright
said…

Welcome to Book Blogs!

I am so glad you have come to join us! It can be a bit overwhelming around here at first, Don't hesitate to ask questions- At least until you get your bearings! I am more then happy to help!

We are also looking for any one interested in being a regular contributor on our blog! Monthly, Weekly, Bi- Weekly... we are flexible! Choose whatever book you would like to review, unfortunately we do not provide the books at this time. Know someone (adult or child) or are you interested in writing book reviews for our site? Family Friendly reviews of any genre are considered! If you are interested, email me at ekfamilybooks(at)yahoo(dot)com so that I can send you a copy of our blog post template to get you started!

Have a great day!

Kelli

http://www.ekfamilybooks.blogspot.com

At 12:51pm on January 11, 2012,
Author
Catalina Egan
said…

Hello JB,
Welcome to Book Blogs, I have forged many friendships here with avid readers and prolific writers. We help each other out and have a great time while we do so. Let me know if there is anything I can help you with.
Archway to Acknowledgement is a group that can increase your following on twitter if you are interested in that. I have joined many groups that fit the topics I write about and that can help me market my debut novel and prepare me for the one I will release next spring. If you get a chance please check out http://www.TheBridgeofDeaths.com a Paranormal, Historical Romance. I hope you enjoy Book Blogs as much as I have,
Catalina

At 11:02am on January 11, 2012,
Author
Deidre D Havrelock
said…

Hi! Welcome to Book Blogs—if you are in the oftentimes horrific proposal / query letter process and are hunting for that elusive agent OR… if you have decided to go the ebook way…then remember the proposal process isn’t just for agents. A proposal is your marketing strategy! Join me at The Agent Challenge and leave me a comment. Also, I’m giving away the 2012 big book of agents or a book from one of our mentors. Drawing from followers at the end Of February!

 http://www.theagentchallenge.blogspot.com

At 10:53am on January 11, 2012,
Author
Ron Wyn
said…

Hi JB and welcome! Hope you enjoy Book Blogs as much as I do. If there’s anything I can do for you, please let me know. Also, when you have the time, please check out my blog at irregulartherapy.blogspot.com and website at www.irregulartherapy.com.

 

Best!

 

Ron

At 5:13am on January 11, 2012, The Coffee Bar said…

You're welcome for the welcome, JB! If you ever need any help proofreading or editing any of your newest novels before publication, please keep me in mind. For more information, you can click on this link:http://kateevangelistarandr.blogspot.com/p/on-writing.html

You'll find info on Review Requests there too.

Have a great day!

Sincerely,
Kate

At 2:03am on January 11, 2012, Jean Vogler said…

Wow! I like your blog a lot! I think part of it is I'm reading new stories I've never heard before, and you have such a great style - you don't ramble, you're to the point but yet add just enough human touch to make it compelling. This is good stuff!!!

At 1:29am on January 11, 2012, E. Van Lowe said…
Thanks for stopping by. Jayde lives in NSW. Ever visited there? I am fortunate to have worked with her.
E
 
 
 

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