What’s your story?

I hope you’ve had a great Easter break. I’ve been in Noosa – paddling, swimming, catching up with friends and doing some writing (I promise). I’ve had some questions about my books over the holidays, so I thought it was a good chance to wrap up the story so far … A QUICK SUMMARY I have written eleven books for […]

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Friends for always?

Olá amigas! My first book in the Choose Your Own Ever After series – How to Get to Rio is now out in Portuguese! The front cover is looking just as cute as ever, but there’s a new title – Amigas Para Sempre? which means Friends for Always? BUY it here and check out the funky little […]

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Strengthening your voice

This week I’ve been working with school children on developing their writing voice. I know plenty of adults who would have a hard time defining this concept, so it might seem like a mature topic for kids. But the reality is – students are marked on their voice in NAPLAN tests, so, it’s an aspect […]

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Counterfeit Love

The wait is over!  Counterfeit Love, my new book for young adults, is now available at bookshops and online.  Lucy Yang is loving her first television job in Hong Kong. She works hard and plays hard, and she doesn’t have time for a relationship if she wants to become a TV news anchor by the time […]

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Choose Your Own Ever After

GREAT news for girls who like to call the shots! YOU get to decide where the story goes in  Choose Your Own Ever After The fun starts with How To Get To Rio. Follow your heart right to the end, and then go back and choose all over again.   Schoolgirl Kitty McLean has to choose between […]

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Get Smitten

Fall in love with the Smitten series. Tall, Dark and Distant: He’s gorgeous, with god-like abs and an adorable English accent. Then she discovers that he’s actually a member of an obscenely wealthy Russian family, and he wants to get to know her better. Nik catapults Georgia into a world of private yachts, fast cars and […]

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Descriptive writing

My son is studying descriptive writing at high school. For homework he was asked to write a paragraph on the view from his window. It’s a tough call when there’s not much going on out there.   But that, of course,  is the whole point of the exercise – to note what generally goes unnoticed, and to […]

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Walking Maria Island

Forget the spa treatment. A long walk with a bunch of great friends has to be the ultimate way to rejuvinate the mind and body. And it doesn’t get much more perfect than a guided walk on Maria Island. Maria Island, off Tasmania’s east coast is just 20 km from end to end – a […]

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Hazard River adventure

The Hazard River series by J.E. Fison (that’s me) is action-packed fun for young readers. BUY a copy at Ford Street Publishing .  And see below for full list of Ebook suppliers.  Visit Speakers Ink or Creative Net if you would like Julie Fison to visit your school or festival. See TEACHERS’ NOTES Holidays are normally fun – right? […]

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