Tag Archives: Brisbane

Watchwords – what is happening in Brisbane

Watchwords is a site is about writers, readers, artists, filmmakers and our beautiful City of Brisbane. It is a non-profit site that writer Lois May started up to cover the Brisbane Writers Festival initially, back in 2012.  It was intended to be taken down … 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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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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A Summer renga

If you love haiku, hope you’ve had a chance to check out the links to the haiku written by the nine poets who recently gathered at Karawatha State Forest. David Stavenger’s haiku, ‘snake weather’, was voted the most resonant poem … Continue reading

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State Library Qld Young Writers Award competition

The State Library Queensland runs an annual Young Writers Award competition.  If you know of any young writers who might be interested in entering, please pass this information onto them. The short story competition is open to Queenslanders aged 18-25 … Continue reading

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‘ONE WORD ONE DAY’ ASA’s Brisbane event

Before I begin with a write up of this fabulous event, I thought it best to include a snippet of what OWOD (ONE WORD ONE DAY) is all about – for those not familiar with it. Or, if you wish … Continue reading

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Pictures from ‘YSM and ISY’ ASA Illustrators get together (Brisbane).

On Friday 4 May the ASA (Australian Society of Authors) organised a National event for the artist/illustrator community, called ‘You Show Me Yours and I’ll Show You Mine.’ Illustrators around the country gathered at designated venues to show their portfolios, … Continue reading

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A little favour – LIKE ‘ONE WORD ONE DAY’

  Please note:  This post has been amended since it was first posted on 2 May 2012.   Please ask all your Twitter, FaceBook et al followers to LIKE – ONE WORD ONE DAY. Just click on: https://www.facebook.com/pages/One-Word-One-Day/361742690527315 and Press … Continue reading

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2012 poetry challenges

There are so many people who loooove writing and reading poetry of all styles. So thought I would just promote some blogs that I follow where the blogger/author/poet has created a 2012 poem writing challenge. These are in no particular … Continue reading

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PaperGirl Brisbane – calling all ‘artists’ (not just Brisbane or Queensland)

Calling all poets, writers, lyricists, artists, photographers, comic writers ….. from anywhere in Australia. The following contains amendments to the original post. Amendments are in italics. I have just found out that PaperGirl Brisbane is very happy to accept submissions … Continue reading

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