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Merima and the Media:

I am passionate about community, as an interviewer this time; I speak with members of our local community about their impressions of Sunbury.

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Here is the Hay house Radio interview sound file. The interview with  Jenn Morris was a very enjoyable experience. Jenn encouraged me to keep forging ahead.

Beginning in my local community, I have had the good fortune to be interviewed on our local radio station 3NRG 99.3 FM.

My husband and I made a book trailer which I currently being updated. My YouTube channel will soon expand with a new slant on the trailer and an author interview, hoping this will be done in a month or so.

Schicksal Trailer

Read more of Merima’s writing: 

Published 09/06/2017 on The Butterfly Foundation, ‘Menopause is a Crazy Time,’ an article about the alarming relapse rate of anorexia during the middle years.

Share Your Story

I am delighted with the mention in the final credits of The Twilight School

Another poem up on Twilight School inspired by a creative writing class at the school.

Supporting the growth of a local idea, Humans of Sunbury posted 28/09/2016

Twilight School a poem in response to an interview by Bruno Lettieri with Francis Sullivan.

RelayforLifeAustralia Good Night, Sleep Well: a poem about the night and a cancer diagnosis, (posted 1/09/2016).

This Place. This Time.The Flinders Street Train: a poem about a train trip to Melbourne through the Western suburbs, (posted 21/08/2016).

2017:  What’s on with Schicksal

Find me listed on Ageing Positively City of Casey as a guest speaker at Aveo in Cranbourne and Hampton Park.

26/10/2017 Author Event, Botanic Gardens Retirement Village, Cranbourne 10.30

12/10/2017 Author Event, Hampton Heath Retirement Village, Hampton Park 10.30

31/05/2017 Author Event, Aveo Sunbury 9.30

23/02/2017 Author Event, Evergreen Retirement Village Pakenham 14.00

Thank you for the press: Pakenham Gazette

10/02/2017 Author Event, Emerald Public Library 14.30

2016:  What’s on with Schicksal

18/02/2016 Book Launch and historical perspective on Schicksal ;Werribee Library 6.30 p.m. This is a brand new presentation.

30/4/2016 & 01/05/2016 Clunes Booktown. I shall be having a stall at the All Nations Lodge, Service Street Clunes.  It promises to be a big bookish weekend. I would love to see you over the course of the weekend.

2015: What’s on with Schicksal

01/07/2015 Book Launch Stawell Library, Victoria 11.00

01/07/2015 Book Launch St.Arnaud Library, Victoria 14.30

16/07/2015 Book Launch U3A, Sunbury, Victoria 10.00

24/07/2015 Book Launch Numurkah Library 10.30

24/07/2015 Book Launch Shepparton Library 10.30

28/10/2015 Book Launch, Sunbury Library, Victoria 18.30

Published Articles

An another article published. I am so happy. it deals with the deeper purpose of writing a memoir from my personal perspective.

Zest Now Article

Great news I have just received my first review from Midwest Book Review

Critique: An impressively well-crafted novel by a master storyteller, “Schicksal” is a work of fiction that is inspired by and based upon a true story of a Serbian soldier and a German nurse during the dark days of World War II and the ravaging of Europe. An inherently fascinating read from beginning to end, “Schicksal” is very highly recommended for community and academic library Literary Fiction collections. For personal reading lists it should be noted that “Schicksal” is available in a Kindle edition ($3.99).

The Leader Newspaper interviewed me promoting my book, search Family Story comes to Light 05/05/2015.

Leader Link

Balboa Press included my article on their blog. I hope to encourage other authors to explore self-publishing in a supported environment.

Balboa Blog Link

I also got an article in The Magic City Morning Star published. It is about one of my passions.

The Magic City Morning Star Article

I shall share book signings in our local Library and some in regional Victoria when the dates are finalised. Hoping to share some of the wonderful experiences ahead of me when they arise. Just a parting word, I think it might be true.

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

Thomas A. Edison

A big thank you to those people who welcomed me into their Organisations as a guest speaker. I humbly accept, joyously awaiting the chance to meet you.

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