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History Queensland is Taking a Break

Well it’s been five years of publishing History Queensland and it’s time to have a break. I want to thank all the contributors from all over Queensland for their great stories. I have certainly learnt much about Queensland’s history through these enlightening tales. I want to thank those who purchased the magazine either through subscription or from an outlet. I also want to thank the outlets who gave us the support, in particular A&R at Brookside. This outlet sold more copies than any other in Queensland. We hope to be back in 2018. Good luck all. Dan Kelly

posted @ Tuesday, September 20, 2016 8:58 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ OPINION EVENTS NEWS ]

Father's Day at Mt Ommaney with Boolarong Press

Boolarong Press is having a pop up stand this year at the Mt Ommaney Shopping Centre. We will be located near the Coffee Club. We are having author's there every day so that you can get a signed copy of there books. Monday 29/08/2016 from 11.00-2.00 we have David Jones author of "Wings on the River", "Subs down under" and "More than a Haircut". Tuesday 30/08/2016 from 11.00-2.00 we have Ted Duhs author of "I know who killed Betty Shanks" & "Cruical Errors in Murder Investigations". Wednesday 31/08/2016 from 11.00-2.00 we have James Lergessner author of "Cloudland". Thursday 01/09/2016 from 11.00-2.00 we have Laurie...

posted @ Monday, August 15, 2016 2:19 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ OPINION EVENTS NEWS ]

This weeks book signings

Hi Everyone, Come down and support some of our local author and local bookshops. Dymocks - Garden City is hosting a book signing on Sat 28/05/2006 from 11.00-2.00 with Ray Kerkhove author of Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane. New Farm Editions is hosting a book signing on Sat 28/05/2016 from 11.00-2.00 with Trudy Toohill author of Australia's Haunted History and The Reporting of Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang.

posted @ Monday, May 23, 2016 11:50 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ OPINION EVENTS NEWS ]

Book signings for the next two weeks

Hi everyone, here are some book signings that are coming up: Florence Joly author of Colour Me Book and Colour Me postcard will be at A&R - Capalaba on Sat 12/03/2016 from 11.00-2.00 James Lergessner author of Cloudland will be at Nextra News - Toombul on Sat 12/03/2016 from 11.00-2.00 Ray Kerkhove author of Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane will be at Dymocks - Chermside on Sat 19/03/2016 from 11.00-2.00 Deb Drummond and Janice Teunis are at Dymocks - Garden City on Sat 19/03/2016 from 11.00-2.00 Karen Graham author of Death of Innocence will be at A&R - Brookside on Sat 19/03/2016 from 11.00-2.00 Ray Kerkhove author...

posted @ Monday, March 07, 2016 1:40 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ OPINION EVENTS NEWS ]

Seminars

We have some seminars coming up in the next couple of months. If you click on the link it will give you all the information you need to know. 4/ How to Set Up Your Book in Microsoft Word One of the major costs in getting a book ready for printing is typesetting. Typesetting is taking the manuscript, usually in A4, and laying it out ready for printing and distributing to book shops. This seminar shows you how to layout your book to meet the needs of the printer and reader. This seminar is suitable for all potential authors. This seminar has...

posted @ Friday, March 04, 2016 9:42 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ OPINION EVENTS NEWS ]

March Book Signings

Ray Kerkhove author of "Aboriginal Campsites of Greater" will be at Dymocks - Carindale on Sat 13/02/2016 from 11.00-2.00. Deb Drummond one of the authors of "Lingering Doubts" will be at New Farm Editions on Sat 20/02/2016 from 11.00-2.00. Debra O'Halloran author of "The Fairies Secret Path" will be at Dymocks - Garden City on Sat 27/02/2016 from 11.00-2.00. Sophie Hooper (13 year old) author of "Believe" will be at A&R - Brookside on Sat 27/02/2016 from 11.00-2.00. Come down and support local authors and maybe pick up a signed copy of their books.

posted @ Wednesday, February 10, 2016 11:02 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ OPINION EVENTS NEWS ]

13 year old author

Believe by Sophie Hooper. Sophie is doing a book signing at Dymocks - Carindale on Sat 23/01/2016 from 11.00-2.00. So come down get a signed copy and encourage this brave 13 year old author. "Shy, 10 year old Eliza has a lot on her plate. Her father has been missing for two months, so to give her stressed mother some time off; she and her annoying older brother, Jed, have to endure a stay at their strange cousin's farm. Her friend, Cheddar the mouse, holds a clue about her father's disappearance which requires them to travel through the land of Zell to find him. ...

posted @ Thursday, January 21, 2016 1:38 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ OPINION EVENTS NEWS ]

Journey to Beautiful by Sandy Skinner

One of Boolarong Press's adult colouring in books. #SandySkinner "Within the lines of black on white paper is all potential, well that is how I feel it as I draw pictures. Potential to be seen and interpreted is just there for the viewer to find, as much as it is for me. Introducing colour brings interpretation and emotion for a particular moment in time. It finds the story and points the way to a feeling or an idea. Every time an image has been coloured it has been coloured differently, the same thing happens, just quiet. Beauty is the wonderful...

posted @ Friday, January 15, 2016 10:26 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ OPINION NEWS ]

Book Signings

Here is the list of book signings for this weekend. Errol Bishop author of The Ghost Galleon will be doing signings @: Dymocks - Carindale on Thurs 29/10/2015 from 5.00-8.00. Angus and Robertson Post Office Square on Fri 30/10/2015 from 12.00-2.00. New Farm Editions on Sat 31/10/2015 from 11.00-2.00. Angus and Robertson - Brookside on Sun 01/11/2015 from 11.00-2.00. Don Douglas author of the Curlew series will be doing a signing @; Woods News on Sat 31/10/2015 from 10.00-1.00 Trudy Toohill author of The Reporting of Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang will be doing at book signings @: Books@Stones on Sat 31/10/2015 from...

posted @ Tuesday, October 27, 2015 10:24 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ OPINION EVENTS NEWS ]

The Courier Mail Peoples Choice Awards

From Convict to politician by Mary Lou Simpson has been shortlisted for the Courier Mail's Peoples Choice Awards. It is nominated for Queensland Book of the Year. I have attached a link so that Boolarong Press supporters and others may vote for this magnificent book. http://www.qldlitawards.org.au/about/peoples-choice Voting closes on Fri Sept 18th.

posted @ Wednesday, August 19, 2015 3:26 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ OPINION EVENTS NEWS ]

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