Blaise Van Hecke

1968 – 2022

Blaise van Hecke is co-owner and Publisher at Busybird Publishing. She is also a writer, photographer and artist. Blaise enjoys writing and travelling and recently published a travelogue about walking the camino de Santiago. She also blogs as Busybird Publishing and is currently the Treasurer of the Society of Women Writers (Victoria).

She runs various workshops for Busybird about writing, editing, and publishing, and is in demand for talks about publishing in general.
What Blaise loves most is nurturing an author through the self-publishing process, and the look on their face when they finally have their book in their hand.
Mud Puddles, short story anthology May 2008
Blue Crow Magazine issue one, 2010
[untitled] issue two, Busybird Publishing 2010
Who is a Cheeky Monkey? (children’s picture book), Busybird Publishing 2012
The Book Book: 12 steps to successful publishing, Busybird Publishing 2014
Self-Made: Real Australian Business Stories, Busybird Publishing 2014
Healthy Mind, Busybird Publishing 2015
13 Stories, short story anthology, Busybird Publishing 2016
The Road to Tralfamadore is Bathed in River Water 2018
50 days for Fifty Years, walking the Camino de Santiago 2020
Second place in the bi-annual short story competition with the Society of Women Writers Victoria 2007.
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