The Six Steps of Success for Book Marketing

Number 1 – Trust Yourself One of the first things that was given to me in my book marketing mentoring program with Ocean Reeve Publishing was a document containing the six steps of success for book marketing. I printed it immediately and stuck it on my wall. It has...

Moreton Daily – Good Move for Author, By Jodie Powell

Thanks so much to Jodie Powell of the Moreton Daily for a fantastic article – https://www.moretondaily.com.au/news/good-move-for-author . Good Move for author Kelly Luckman was 24 weeks pregnant and weeks away from launching a new moving business with her...

Life in the NICU

I kept a diary in the hospital when the twins were born, gifted to me by Yasminah’s Gift of Hope (www.ygoh.org.au), so I want to share with you what life in the NICU was like at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH), something I haven’t...

Body Changes in Pregnancy – Chapter 3 Journal Entries

Now there might be too much information about body changes in pregnancy in the following journal entries, because I feel it is my duty to make unsuspecting women aware of exactly what will happen to their boobs over a space of just a few months. And how it’s...

National Awards Finalist – Ausmumpreneur

Local Brisbane business woman named as a finalist for National Awards PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD VOTING NOW OPEN!!! CLICK HERE: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AUSMUMQLD – SCROLL DOWN TO CUSTOMER SERVICE DROP DOWN MENU, VOTE FOR KELLY LUCKMAN OF GOOD MOVE...

The Cost of Raising a Child (x2) – Pregnancy Journal Chapter 2

The Cost of Raising a Child from birth until they leave home is phenomenal, you would be gobsmacked at how much your little critters cost you over the years! My idea was to document exactly how much it cost me, from beginning to end. Yep, 18 years of blogging the cost...

Pregnancy Journal – Two Peas in a Pod

Chapter 1 I kept a pregnancy journal – Two Peas in a Pod at the start of the pregnancy journey, reading back over it actually made me laugh quite a bit so I wanted to share it with you over a few blog posts in the coming months. Very few eyes have seen this, so...

Authors Supporting Authors – Ocean Reeve Publishing

Last week’s post was so much fun! Authors Supporting Authors was a great way to connect with new authors. I also got to meet some inspirational people and learn about their work and story. So I would like to showcase the authors I am working with at Ocean Reeve...

Setting Goals to Achieve Success

In taking on such an enormous task such as self publishing a series of children’s books, I need to focus on setting goals to achieve success as an author, or this project might end up on the ‘never going to finish’ list, yes you know the one I mean,...

I’m Going to become a Children’s Author

Yes, yes I am. I’ve decided I’m going to become a children’s author. I woke up a few weeks ago with a dozen stories in my head, mashed potato scrambled eggs style, inspired by my son’s incredible ability to be into absolutely everything. I want...