Author Archives: mgbauer

blog 93: In which I play catch-up yet again.

It’s been quite a busy few months since the last update, so very briefly here are some things that happened. We had a great launch for The Pain, My Mother, Sir Tiffy Cyber Boy and Me at Riverbend Books in Brisbane. A huge … Continue reading

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blog 92: In which I put on my serious face and talk about PARALLEL IMPORTS

What are Parallel Import Restrictions (PIRs)? At present in Australia, the UK and USA, an author owns territorial rights to their work. This means that they can sell their book to one publisher in Australia, one in America and another in … Continue reading

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blog 91: In which I travel to the Nation’s Capital to be there when the Dugongs returned.

Recently I happily accepted an invitation from Daramalan College in Canberra to come to talk to their Yr 8s who had read a couple of my Ishmael books … … and also to attend a sell-out performance of their school stage show based … Continue reading

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blog 90: In which I blatantly promote my new book!

I’m happy to say that I have a new YA book coming out in MAY. Wooohoooo! It’s called THE PAIN, MY MOTHER, SIR TIFFY, CYBER BOY and ME and it will be launched at RIVERBEND BOOKS in Brisbane on TUESDAY … Continue reading

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blog 89: In which I say ‘see ya’ to February and March.

Well somehow we’ve arrived at April so here are some things that have happened in the two months since I returned from my three weeks in China in January. (see blog 87 and blog 88 for details re China) I’ve had … Continue reading

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blog 88: In which I’m STILL in CHINA – PART THE SECOND.

In my previous blog I had reached the end of my time at the Nansha College Preparatory Academy and had covered my first 10 days in China. AND YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENS NEXT!!!!! (And I must say I find … Continue reading

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blog 87: In which I go to CHINA – PART ONE.

I’ve been very fortunate in recent years (with the expert help of BOOKED OUT SPEAKER’S AGENCY ) to have had the chance to do overseas school visits at the Jakarta International School (twice), The British International School of Jakarta and The American Community School of … Continue reading

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blog 86: in which I farewell 2015

Hey, it’s December 31st and you know what that means. Yes, time for my annual shower! But apart from that, it’s also the last day of 2015. So I thought I should do a final blog to see off the year. … Continue reading

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blog 85: In which October and a bit of November get the once over.

Here’s a quick recap of some of the major happenings in my life over the past couple of months. You may or may not know it (it’s sure to be one or the other) but I’m a big fan of the … Continue reading

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blog 84: In which I say WHAM, BAM thank you SPAM!

I get heaps and heaps of SPAM sent to my Blog.  Spammers are by far my biggest and most vocal fans. They love me! I know this because they are always so complimentary. I regularly read their comments just to make myself … Continue reading

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