Welcome to Busybird Publishing!

The Book Chick is going on a road trip!

 

Blaise is the director of publishing at Busybird Publishing; an editor; mentor; and the author of books such as The Road to Tralfamadore is Bathed in River Water, The Book Book: 12 Steps to Successful Publishing, the children’s book Who is a Cheeky Monkey?, and contributor to anthologies such as Healthy Spirit, Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, and Self-Made, as well as magazines such as Writer, Business Strategy, and more.

With all that experience and all those skills, she has lots to teach!
 

Albury

Publishing Options
What is traditional publishing? What is self-publishing? What is partnership publishing? Learn all about the publishing landscape and find out which route if for YOU!

When: Tuesday, 27th November
Time: 1.00 – 3.00pm
Where: Albury City Library Museum
540 Kiewa St
Albury NSW 2640
Cost: $25.00
Eventbrite - Book Publishing Options (Albury)

 
 

Sydney

Life Writing Workshop
You have a story to share. You might not realise it, but you do. Everybody’s life is unique, replete with relatable adventures and life lessons. Learn how to write your story.

When: Thursday, 29th November
Time: 12.00 – 3.00pm
Where: Five Dock Library – Bay Room
4-12 Garfield Street
Five Dock
Sydney, New South Wales 2046
Cost: $50.00
Eventbrite - Life Writing -- 29 November 2018 (Sydney)

 


 

Publishing Options
What is traditional publishing? What is self-publishing? What is partnership publishing? Learn all about the publishing landscape and find out which route if for YOU!

When: Thursday, 29th November
Time: 5.00 – 7.00pm
Where:Five Dock Library – Bay Room
4-12 Garfield Street
Five Dock
Sydney, New South Wales 2046
Cost: $25.00
Eventbrite - Publishing Options -- 29 November 2018 (Sydney)

 
 

Canberra

Publishing Options
What is traditional publishing? What is self-publishing? What is partnership publishing? Learn all about the publishing landscape and find out which route if for YOU!

When: Friday, 30th November
Time: 1.00 – 3.00pm
Where: Bonython Neighbourhood Hub
17 Barr Smith Avenue
Bonython
Canberra, ACT 2905
Cost: $25.00
Eventbrite - Publishing Options -- 30 November 2018 (Canberra)

 


 

Unlock the Writer in YOU
Everyone has a story. Some are happy, some heartbreaking, some of you may think yours is boring or that your story isn’t unique or worth sharing. In fact, our experience is unique to each of us and the story of our pain, suffering and successes can be the key to unlocking someone else’s pain and bring deep healing, whilst helping ourselves to heal and grow through the process. It’s about owning our story.

BUT where do you start and how do you know if you have the skills to write the story? Join Blaise van Hecke, award-winning writer and publisher, who will help you with strategies to unearth your story and find your writers voice.

  • Write engaging prose
  • Learn good writing practice
  • Gain tools needed to write your story

Who is this for?
People wanting to write their life story or a business book with heart.

When: Saturday, 1st December
Time: 1000am–1.00pm
Where: The Ainslie Arts Centre
Room 14
Elouera Street
Braddon 2612
Cost: $49.00
Eventbrite - Unlock the Writer in YOU (Canberra)

 


 

Your Publishing Options
Got your book ready to publish, but not sure how to take the next step, or simply want to explore all the options? Come along for this publishing options session to hear all of the publishing options available to you. We set out to demystify the publishing industry and give you the knowledge you need to get your book out there.

Who is this for?
People wanting to publish memoir, business books, poetry, children’s books, biography, family history, coffee table books. Anything that you can think qualifies as a book!

When: Saturday, 1st December
Time: 2.00–4.00pm
Where: The Ainslie Arts Centre
Room 14
Elouera Street
Braddon
Cost: $25.00
Eventbrite - Your Publishing Options (Canberra)

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