Blogging the North

I’ve had an article Blogging the North republished by the Queensland Writer’s Centre. It covers the story of how I become a blogger for community for ABC Open’s aftermath. This was the time my Smile Within Book  and exhibition began to be created. You can still purchase the ebook online through the Australian Society ofContinue reading “Blogging the North”

Magical Mystery Tour – After Yasi Hosts Revealed

So now the After Yasi virtual book tour heads from Dimity Powell’s blog home  to Chairmaine Clancy’s web page. I am so delighted with the retweets, shares, facebook posts, and comments coming into various spaces on facebook, the blogs and launch pages.  Queensland History, Australian Women’s Writers, ABC Far North, ABC Open and individuals likeContinue reading “Magical Mystery Tour – After Yasi Hosts Revealed”

After Yasi Blog Tour

After Yasi: Finding the Smile Within is going on a virtual book tour, commonly known as blog tour, blog hop or virtual book tour.  A big thank you to all those listed. Best comments for each blog will be given a PRIZE, either a free copy of the ebook or a choice of a signed print ofContinue reading “After Yasi Blog Tour”

Regional Festivals Matter

In the lead up to the Cairns  Tropical Writing Festival  (Sept 14-16 2014) I caught up with Diane Finlay, one of the driving forces behind it, to ask her just why a writing festival is so important to the building of the Far North Queensland Literary Community. June:  Why is a writing festival so importantContinue reading “Regional Festivals Matter”