You Can Be A Writer: Educational Activities

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr A writing session unto itself, to teach budding writers how to structure stories, incorporate all the necessary elements, and inject sparks of imagination, You Can Be A Writer opens up a plethora of literacy and language opportunities for primary school-aged children. From setting up for writing, to planting and sowing the idea seeds, READ MORE

What’s in my Author Visit Kit? by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Don’t you love it when authors share their secrets on what makes their workshops and presentations a success? I’m not talking about the ‘m’ word (money), although that’s a handy by-product – I’m talking about being so prepared and organised that absolutely nothing can go wrong. That’s what you call success! Let’s find out READ MORE

#BookReview: You Can Be A Writer by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview You Can Be A Writer, Teena Raffa-Mulligan (author), Sea Song Publications, February 2021. Blurb: Anyone can write stories. You can too! Writing stories is like having an adventure. This book will lead you on your own story adventure. Imagination is your passport. It can take you anywhere. Start with an idea… choose READ MORE

You Can Be a Winner! It’s the You Can Be A Writer #BookGiveaway!

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr ** UPDATE: COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED ** Tell us your favourite story for your CHANCE to WIN!   You Can Be A Writer is an encouraging, empowering and motivational guide for young writers to bloom with their own seeds of ideas for imaginative and well-structured stories! For your CHANCE to WIN a copy of this handy book by Teena READ MORE

It’s All About the Writer: Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr It’s always a pleasure to share the works of the wonderful Teena Raffa-Mulligan on the blog, and for her sixth book campaign with us, we are celebrating the release of her motivational, imagination-inspiring picture book to encourage children to write; You Can Be A Writer! We have put together a writer profile READ MORE

Character Chat with Dan from Solo Dan

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 What a delight to witness this in-depth conversation between author and character; delving deep into the thoughts and feelings of a boy once on the outer, and what that was like to never really be a part of the fun. Thanks, Teena and Dan for sharing the development of your story. READ MORE

The Illustration Process for Solo Dan with Kym Langfield

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 Don’t you find the book illustration process fascinating? We do, and we’re enthralled by Kym Langfield‘s video where she explains each step of the process from observations to rough sketches to watercolours and text placement. She even has a secret knack to help her process move quickly and seamlessly… illustrators, you’ll READ MORE

A Place to Belong: Behind the Book Article by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 Teena Raffa-Mulligan‘s description here, of both her family history and her journey to publication are as touching and meaningful as the story itself. Solo Dan refused to be forgotten. As Teena’s manuscript bounced from publisher to publisher, it eventually found its forever home. How fitting! Hope you fall in love with READ MORE

#BookReview: Solo Dan by Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Kym Langfield

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Solo Dan, Teena Raffa-Mulligan (author), Kym Langfield (illus.), Daisy Lane Publishing, November 2020. Synopsis: A warm-hearted picture book that highlights the importance of family connections for young readers. Solo Dan, written by multi-published WA author Teena Raffa-Mulligan and illustrated by debut Victorian illustrator Kym Langfield, is filled with warmth as READ MORE

A Family Favourite! Your Chance to WIN Solo Dan!

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Share a favourite family tradition for a CHANCE to WIN Solo Dan!  ***COMPETITION NOW CLOSED*** Solo Dan is a heart-warming, uplifting and engaging story of family connection, acceptance and belonging. One that truly pulls on the heartstrings! For your CHANCE to WIN this beautiful picture book, we’d love for you to answer the READ MORE