Writing Community Buzz by Adam Wallace

Guest Post by Adam Wallace As always we thoroughly enjoy the thrill of including funny, Zombie-obsessed author-illustrator, Adam Wallace on the blog. Today he gives us chilling goosebumps - of the good variety - with his 'inspirational' (of the non-zombie kind) and encouraging article about what it means to be involved in such a supportive writing community. Thanks, Adam! 💀 😬 😍 Writing, or creating of any kind, can be amazing and lonely and incredible and lonely. ...
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Cowabunga! Brave and Strong Hangs Five!

#BraveAndStrongAllDayLong #BooksOnTour #BlogDash #Day5 These last five days have been absolutely fun-tastic, 'surfing' around the net with Elizabeth Cummings and her inspiring, lifesaving story, Brave and Strong All Day Long! Elizabeth has very graciously shared her Verityville series' inspirations and spoken up for under-represented voices. We paddled in company with guest bloggers, Educate. Empower, Brydie Wright, Creative Kids Tales and Julie Anne Grasso! Thank you. We've also had a fa...
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Author Article: Pretty in Pink

#BraveAndStrongAllDayLong #BooksOnTour #BlogDash #Day3 She may be pretty in pink, but she is also a pretty fantastic role model! Learn how lifeguard Fiona's story inspired author Elizabeth Cummings to create her book, Brave and Strong All Day Long. Girl power! 🌊 🏄🏼‍♀️ You can’t get any more feminine than Fiona, from her obsession with the colour pink to her role as loving mother and daughter. On the surface she epitomises the female stereotypes. Yet scratch that s...
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Fun in the Sun: Brave and Strong #BookGiveaway

#BraveAndStrongAllDayLong #BooksOnTour #BlogDash #Day2 Fun in the Sun #BookGiveaway! Multiple book prizes to WIN! Just in time for the Summer holidays! Jump on (surf) board for your chance to WIN a signed copy of this valuable picture book, Brave and Strong All Day Long by Elizabeth Cummings! To enter, simply tell us your favourite Summer time activity. Easy peasy! ;) *Open to Australian residents only. Prizes courtesy of Elizabeth Cummings. Enter as many times as you like. Winners...
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Author Article: About Brave and Strong by Elizabeth Cummings

#BraveAndStrongAllDayLong #BooksOnTour #BlogDash #Day1 Welcome to the blog tour for Elizabeth Cummings' latest release, Brave and Strong All Day Long! We will certainly make a splash with all the sunny goodness we have in store. So come along and have some fun in the sun! Here's what you want to know about the heroine behind the story - article written by Elizabeth. :) Brave and Strong All Day Long is based on real-life lifeguard Fiona. She is an inspiring female role model and a true ch...
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The Howling Sands Blog Tour: It’s a Wrap!

#TheHowlingSands #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #Day5 We've had a total blast this week, touring around the blogosphere and between fantasy worlds with Karen Hughes and her gripping adventure story, The Howling Sands!  Karen has been very generous in sharing her writing journey, inspirations and influences, as well as even sharing a piece of the magic for us to get lost in! We were also blown away by the reviews and interview of guest bloggers, Susan Day and Brydie Wright! Thank you. We've also ...
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The Howling Sands: An Excerpt

#TheHowlingSands #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #Day4 Enjoy a piece of the magic... Karen Hughes has generously provided us with an excerpt from The Howling Sands; an intense moment when Kai has been taken by the wind spirits. Kai ate his bread and cheese, while the four wind spirits argued over what to do next. North wanted take him straight to Nagara to deal with Sofia. South said that was ridiculous, he’d need the four other children – the Emerald Child, the Apiki Flower, the Warrior, and th...
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Author Article: Kalika Beginnings by Karen Hughes

#TheHowlingSands #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #Day3 Karen Hughes lets us in on her motivations for becoming, and committing to being a writer, as well as where her ideas for her Kalika Magic series stemmed. Find out about Karen's real life magical experiences that have shaped the intricate richness of her books. 😊 In primary school I was always scribbling stories when I was supposed to be doing sums. I’d gaze out the window, lost in a world of secret tunnels, dark caves, and strange and...
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Kalika Magic Quadruple #BookGiveaway

#TheHowlingSands #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #Day2 It's a QUADRUPLE #BookGiveaway! FOUR BOOKS! FOUR PRIZES! You'll definitely want a chance to WIN an extraordinary major prize of the entire Kalika Magic series (Books 1 - 4), or one of three (3) minor prizes of Emerald Child by talented author, Karen Hughes! To enter, simply tell us who you'd like to win this prize for! Simple! * Open to Australian residents only. Prizes courtesy of Karen Hughes and Kalika Magic. Enter as many times as ...
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Review: The Howling Sands by Karen Hughes

#TheHowlingSands #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #Day1 We’re thrilled to run this blog blast with Karen Hughes and her exciting middle-grade novel, The Howling Sands! We hope you get swept up in the magic with us! :) Kalika Magic: The Howling Sands, Karen Hughes (author), November 2017. Synopsis: One hundred years ago, the mysterious Veladin vanished into the earth. Now Kai, Indie, Nima and Jabar must find them, or they'll never see Shaman Yanti again. The desert sands are shifting. Time i...
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