What the Worlds needs now . . . writers that care

So the absolute highlight of the Brisbane Writers Festival for me was the talk I attended by Trent Dalton. I saw Trent a few weeks ago on Q and A, on the ABC, as well as Sofie Laguna, and was so impressed by the way they both conducted themselves on the panel I set outContinue reading “What the Worlds needs now . . . writers that care”

Writing Journeys & the Power of Words

Saturday 29th April 2017, was a day to be inspired as authors shared their writing journeys and ideas on the power of words with writers and readers gathered at Bracken Ridge Library.  Both sessions were chaired by Sheryl Gwyther (introduced by Adele Moy), an Australian children’s author. She writes novels, chapter books, short stories andContinue reading “Writing Journeys & the Power of Words”

Presenting at Sandcliffe Festival: June’s Preparations

Last year when I was running my kickstarter campaign I came across the Sandcliffe Writing festival whilst online, and it looked kind of cool because it was concerned with diversity and was in Brisbane. I emailed them to let them know I thought their festival looked great and to say I had a book comingContinue reading “Presenting at Sandcliffe Festival: June’s Preparations”

Meeting the Sandcliffe Writers Festival Presenters – Schools: Gregg Dreise

  Gregg Dreise is a gifted storyteller and musician, and he features the didgeridoo and guitar in his performances at schools and festivals. He is a descendant of the Kamilaroi and Yuwalayaay people of south-west Queensland and north-west New South Wales. He is the award-winning author and illustrator of Silly Birds (winning awards and beingContinue reading “Meeting the Sandcliffe Writers Festival Presenters – Schools: Gregg Dreise”

Meet the Sandcliffe Writing Festival Presenters: Sheryl Gwyther

Queensland author, Sheryl Gwyther writes novels, chapter books, short stories and plays for children, and Flash Fiction for adults. In 2002 and in 2009, Sheryl was awarded two Australian Society of Authors Mentorships to work on her novels-in-progress. Secrets of Eromanga was published in 2006 and the second, Sweet Adversity is in the hands ofContinue reading “Meet the Sandcliffe Writing Festival Presenters: Sheryl Gwyther”