The Sunshine Writers Retreat

I stepped into a Monet painting last weekend. If you know me and have followed this blog, you will know from previous posts, I am a writing conference junkie, but I have never looked forward to a weekend away with writing friends as much as I anticipated this one. Aleesah Darlison fostered a wonderful, friendly …

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20/20 Vision – a book launch

20 authors have written 20 stories of the future. There are military coups, pandemics, the loss of language, questions of climate, stories set on other worlds and there are dragons. One hard working editor has collected them into the second anthology of The Australian Pen, from 1231 Publishing. It is always exciting to be part …

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Overcomers

  Living with intellectual disability and autism and distressing behavior, has been a challenge to being an overcomer.  But in a recent post by Jeff Goins goinswriter.com I found some points about journeys and what we can learn from them. Jeff wrote the post after a trip of his own did not go as planned. …

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Support your local author.

The Moreton Bay Regional Council was formed in 2008.  Until then, it was known as Pine Rivers. The little gallery in our suburb is still called the Pine Rivers Art Gallery. It was there on Saturday June 24 that the first Moreton Bay Local Author Meet and Greet was held. Following my recent post (and …

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