Dimity Powell – How to Launch a Children’s Book About Loss

Today’s special guest is Dimity Powell who will share her journey to create the picture book The Fix-it-Man.   I first met Dimity through an online writing group, where all the participants wrote every Monday morning, and we left messages in a facebook space on our writing progress and challenges.  I then interviewed her byContinue reading “Dimity Powell – How to Launch a Children’s Book About Loss”

‘THE STORY BEHIND THE BOOK’ MAGIC FISH DREAMING

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
  It has been a bit more than one year now, since June Perkins contacted me to illustrate Magic Fish Dreaming, a series of poems describing, with softness, mystery and humour, the beauty and richness of a region of Australia: the Far North Queensland. This project immediately appealed to…

Behind the Scenes of Illustrating Magic Fish Dreaming

  So in preparing the kickstarter video, which is truly on its final edits, I have come up with a series of short videos to take you behind the scenes of the collaboration with Helene Magisson. We have come up with some super rewards for the kickstarter.  Now preparing some photographs of them. Hmm theyContinue reading “Behind the Scenes of Illustrating Magic Fish Dreaming”

For Tahirih

“And the skies that breathe navy blue” In Faith Be a hollow reed Waiting for melodies And the notes that breathe skies And the skies that breathe navy blue And the navy blue that breathes sea And the sea the breathes woman And the woman that breathes of your unveiling and peeling away That skinContinue reading “For Tahirih”