Category Archives: events

You’re invited to ‘A Christmas Tail’ cyber launch party 2-6 Dec.

CYBER PARTY INVITATION Donna Smith and I are delighted to announce a launch party to celebrate the release of A Christmas Tail, beautifully illustrated by Aaron Pocock. Celebrations kick off on Monday 2  December and festivities will continue throughout the week … Continue reading

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Celebrate Christmas in July with Peter Mouse

Christmas In July is fast becoming a ‘formal’ celebration. It apparently began over twenty years ago in Austalia’s internationally famous Blue Mountains, and has grown to become a major seasonal event. I am still researching the origin of this tradition … Continue reading

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End of a RADF chapter

Well, for me, another chapter has come to an end. Last month I completed my four year term as a RADF (Regional Arts Development Fund) committee member for the Logan City Council, representing the portfolio of writing. I was appointed … Continue reading

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OWOD illustrator event – Brisbane

Last year I had the pleasure of facilitating Brisbane’s OWOD (One Word One Day) illustrator event. So I was very happy to be part of this year’s event. This time it was held at The Edge, State Library Queensland. OWOD … Continue reading

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Could your book be a book app? FREE How to Webinar

If you’ve wondered whether your book could be a book app but have no idea how to get started or are technophobic, check out this jargon-free, 1-hour FREE training webinar from book app expert, Karen Robertson. Karen has helped dozens of … Continue reading

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A Summer Renga – completed

In February this year I posted that I joined eight poets at Karawatha State Forest (Brisbane) for a summer ginko (haiku walk) with the talented poet Graham Nunn. Then from that time till mid April we worked on a renga … Continue reading

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‘What is a Book App and Could YOU Create One?’ – Free from 9-13 April 2013

As I am away overseas for the next three weeks, thought I’d post this great offer now in case I don’t get a chance to press the ‘Publish’ button whilst I am away. So if you are interested in Book … Continue reading

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