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Blog – On writing & my author journey

Hey there!

I’m Jayne, a children’s author with a day job in the marketing world. Here, you’ll find updates on my journey to publication, tips on making the most of online social platforms, and more.

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You’ll find me in the mountains…I’ve been accepted for a Varuna Residency! Time & space to work on my children’s books

Thrilled to be sharing this news… I have been accepted into the latest round of Residency Callouts from leading literature institution, Varuna. Located in the Blue Mountains, Varuna offers highly sought-after residencies and professional development programs for writers throughout the year. I will spend one week (later this year) at Varuna working on my latest…

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‘Showing up’ for your ideal reader/customer

Authentic content is one of those buzzwords/phrases that has been thrown around a fair bit over the past couple of years. But when you break it down, it’s about being there for your ideal customer/reader/client and giving them not only something of value but insights into the everyday. Do people really want to see my…

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Night of Notables: CBCA longlist announced

If there’s one thing I like as much as writing children’s books, it’s seeing Aussie writers and illustrators celebrated for their incredible and varied works. This week, the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) announced its longlist for the 2023 CBCA Notables. The list acts as the longlist for the CBCA Book of the Year…

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