Supporting Words

As a qualified teacher and a children’s author you would think that writing my own teacher’s notes for each of my books is second nature. Well yes and no. With my mind in many places

Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2018

Che Bella! As an new independent publisher I am always looking to develop my knowledge in the industry and to engage with others in the publishing to share and exchange ideas. So having my  application to be part of the Australian Publishers Collectives at the 2018 Bologna Children’s Book Fair was a significant and exciting […]

Getting Boys to Read

It is wonderful to have our first ever guest blog and it comes from local Sydney reader and writer; Daniel McDonald. Daniel is a recent graduate from The University of Sydney and he currently works as an author’s assistant and editor here at EC Services. Following a conversation with some of our readers about how to get […]

Hooray It’s Children Book Week – Escape to EVERYWHERE!

Book – week 2017 – It’s here and we are all celebrating! We are so lucky that the Marvellous Children’s Book Council of Australia organise this wonderful week when schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children’s literature. Do check out what’s going on through the CBCA NSW website Or if you are further […]

Mrs. T and the Magic Pencil Book Launch

Mrs. T and the Magic Pencil enjoyed its Australian  launch at Laugh and Learn toy shop in Randwick. It was a hot and steamy Australian summer day when the latest Verityville title was officially released. With a continual stream of people dropping in to meet the creators there was a real sense of community. School […]

Mrs T and the Magic Pencil Launch Dates

Exciting news! The official book launch dates for Mrs T and the Magic Pencil are finally locked in and coming soon! Australia: Laugh and Learn Toy Shop in Randwick will host Mrs. T’s launch on Wednesday 8th February at 3.30p.m. New Zealand: The Children’s Book Shop in Kilbirnie will hosting the kiwi launch on Wednesday […]

Consumed by… Eastside Radio

It was great to get the opportunity yesterday to join the charming Christopher Zim at Eastside radio on his ‘Consumed by Soul’  programme and talk about books, writing and getting your message out there.   Check out the link to hear the interview below – it’s about 7.3 minutes into the recording: my interview on ‘Consumed […]

An Inspiring Meeting

This last week saw the publication of my fourth title, ‘Mrs T and the Magic Pencil’. So it was very fitting that Mrs T herself should be in Sydney and simply lovely that she was able to join the Verityville creators’ team to celebrate this new book as well as to reminisce good times spent […]