Transcribing Notebooks

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
My Notebook … Behind the scenes. Behind the absentee blogger. I’m filling my notebooks and then typing them up. I’m listening to the rain on our tin roof and watching a pigeon sheltering on the back porch top stair. It’s there all day. Today it is pouring. Today there are…

‘Tahirih’ in the Music of Delia and the Poetry of June Perkins

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
I invited the wonderful Delia Olam  to the launch of Illuminations, via a video presentation.  We have a mutual admiration for the Tahirih a hero of the Baha’i Faith. Delia Olam is an Adelaide-based Actor, Director, Playwright and Singer-songwriter with Bachelor degrees from Flinders Uni Drama Centre, UNE NSW, and AC…

Power of Artists – A Virtual Launching of Poetry Collection Illuminations

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
On the weekend I officially launched Illuminations – 19 Poems and 1 Story with the wonderful team and a special guest Delia Olam I held the whole event on line. However, I was able to do one in person interview with my designer Heidi, and my dear husband David helped…

Blog Visitor – Megan Higginson on Writing and Illustrating

Today’s writing guest is Megan Higginson who loves to write and illustrate stories of monsters, aliens, and mind-blowing places and asking questions like, ‘What if?’ She hopes her stories and illustrations will help readers to look at their life and the world around them with new eyes.  I have come to know Megan through theContinue reading “Blog Visitor – Megan Higginson on Writing and Illustrating”

Submissions Week

This was a watershed week of submissions for me. I have spent most of the year reworking and editing a number of promising writing pieces, and working out whether some earlier projects are short stories, picture books or novels.  Sometimes I don’t know in the early drafts what the final form will be. Each pieceContinue reading “Submissions Week”