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Love Your Bookshop Day 2017

Love Your Bookshop Day 2017

Who doesn’t love a bookshop? If you don’t it’s probably best that you keep it to yourself 🙂 What is Love Your Bookshop Day you ask? Do we need a really a day to celebrate bookshops? Um, yes – we do. To me bookshops are a place to get lost in and to explore and find new stories. Just being in the presence of that many books is a peaceful, almost meditative feeling for me. Libraries provide the same thing…

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2017 Russell Prize for Humour Writing Shortlist Announcement

2017 Russell Prize for Humour Writing Shortlist Announcement

The State Library of NSW has recently announced the shortlist for their biannual humour prize which I did enter since I’ve been told by many that Destination Dachshund is humorous at times. True story. But obviously not funny enough – as I am not shortlisted. Ha! My husband tells me I’m not that funny all the time but he is so wrong. The judges picked very well though – the books listed below are all winners – and if you…

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My interview with the Australian Writers Centre

My interview with the Australian Writers Centre

  Recently the Australian Writers’ Centre interviewed me about my travel memoir, Destination Dachshund: Three Months, Three Generations & Sixty Dachshunds. I am so excited to share the interview where I talk about the book, self-publishing and why I chose to do it, my book launch team, and how I became a best seller on Amazon. Read the interview with the Australian Writers’ Centre below: Lisa Fleetwood on self-publishing and dachshunds

Win a copy of Destination Dachshund on Goodreads #Giveaway

Win a copy of Destination Dachshund on Goodreads #Giveaway

Enter my Goodreads giveaway for your chance to win one of three signed paper back copies of my Amazon best-seller Destination Dachshund: Three Months, Three Generations, & Sixty Dachshunds. (Australia only) It’s pretty simple – click below and enter the competition at Goodreads! Merry Christmas! Goodreads Book Giveaway Destination Dachshund by Lisa Fleetwood Giveaway ends December 20, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway

My library has a new book!

My library has a new book!

I am very excited to have Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks by Robin Elizabeth on a shelf in my library. It’s been a big year for both of us in our publishing journeys and I’m very proud to have our books hanging out on the shelf together – and they look pretty good thanks to the amazing artistic skills of Sally Walsh at Sillier Than Sally Designs. And guess what? I have copies of Confessions of a Mad…

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Merry Dachshund! Buy Destination Dachshund & receive a handmade dachshund Christmas ornament !

Merry Dachshund! Buy Destination Dachshund & receive a handmade dachshund Christmas ornament !

Need a stocking filler, a good read, or a cute dachshund Christmas ornament? Well here it is. It’s like I read your mind 😉 Just for Christmas my Amazon Best Seller Destination Dachshund: Three Months, Three Generations & Sixty Dachshunds now comes with the cutest handmade dachshund Christmas ornament. $22.99 for book and dachshund ornament for pick-up or local Penrith area/Blue Mountains delivery. *For postage Australia wide: $29.99 Get in quick before I hang all the dachshunds on MY Christmas tree! Please email…

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My new venture: Bookends Publishing

My new venture: Bookends Publishing

I have decided to start an independent publishing house. It is small. It will be a big learning curve. But I’m doing it anyway! All things must start from somewhere no matter how small. 2017 will be a big year! In publishing Destination Dachshund, I wanted to take my writing career into my own hands and with Bookends Publishing I want to be able to help other authors do the same thing. I also want to provide opportunities for new, emerging, and established writers. ‘Be…

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