Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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.
Monday, August 15, 2016
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 Woods author of "Flying into the Mouth of Hell", "Halfway to Hell", To Hell and Back", "Back from Hell" and the "Hell Series".
Friday 02/09/2016 from 11.00-2.00 we have Trudy Toohill author of "Australia's Most Haunted" and "The Reporting of Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang".
Saturday 03/09/2016 from 11.00-2.00 we have Michael Gillies author of "The Regent".
All of these are great books for the father that has everything. We will also have a few of our other books there as well. So come down and say Hi to Karen (who is working on Mon, Wed, Fri, and Sun) or Dan (who is working Tues, Thurs and Sat).
See you there.
Monday, May 23, 2016
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.
Monday, March 07, 2016
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 of Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane will be at the Brisbane City Library on Sun 20/03/2016
Ray Kerkhove will be launching his book at Avid Reader on Mon 21/03/2016 from 6.00-7.45 (if you wish to come check out the Avid Reader website).
Friday, March 04, 2016
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 a money back guarantee.
Date & Time: 6pm Wed 6 April 2016
Location: 655 Toohey Road, Salisbury (opposite Salisbury Hotel)
Price: $45 and $40.00 Concessions
5/ Visualisation as a Life Skill
This talk is a must for all parents, grandparents and teachers. Vicki Bennett, author of 23 personal development books and consultant to individuals and corporates will speak on visualisation as an important life skill. This is a free event BUT you must register as there are limited places.
Date & Time: 6pm Wed 13 April 2016
Location: 655 Toohey, Road, Salisbury (opposite the Salisbury Hotel)
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
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.
Secrets about Eliza's past, present and future are unearthed as she faces dangerous trails and ruthless foes.
Can she face her destiny??"
Friday, January 15, 2016
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 gift of a happy quiet heart and this is my journey along the road to what I found.
Welcome to the pages of my book. Each image has been drawn with loving intent by me and tells a part of my living from a sad place to wonderfully now. The impetus to draw again came as I was physically unwell and wanted a life that seemed happier than where I found myself. That place in life when you ask what it is you are doing and why it has turned out this way. I didn’t really have any answers to those questions and I wasn’t really sure if they were indeed the questions to ask. I just knew that I needed a different experience of life than the one I was having.
And so, I began drawing again as part of my daily routine. That was over four years ago now. Drawing, painting, creating image is for me simply another way of speaking aloud or writing in paragraphs. It differs from words because I don’t have the experience of internal conversation as I create, instead I experience an internal impetus that feels like flowing forth and in the end there is a picture."
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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 11.00-2.00
Sandy Skinner the author of Journey to Beautiful (Adult Colouring in book) will be doing a book signings @: The Book Tree Sun 01/11/2015 from 11.00-2.00
All these books will appeal to someone and they would make great Christmas presents. Come down and say hi.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
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.
Voting closes on Fri Sept 18th.