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Poetry Quest Off Line

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
At Boonah – Sunrise by June Perkins Dear Blog Readers, For the moment I am taking my poetry quest to 200 off line.  It is…

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meeting Fellow Poet

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
It was lovely to meet Andrea in person at the CYA conference on the weekend. We discussed how sharing our books is going at the…

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Poetry for Children Event

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
Writing Poetry for Kids When Saturday, August 26, 2017, 1 – 2pm Are you thinking of becoming a children’s poet? Are you already a children’s…

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Progress Report

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
The art work is complete!  Yesterday Helene delivered it. Now it is time to scan it ready for designer Heidi to work her magic. It…

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cast Away

Originally posted on Gumbootspearlz Photography:
Noosa (c) June Perkins “Blessed is he who, in his sore longing after Thee, hath cast away all else except Thyself.” -Baha’u’llah, Prayers and Meditations…

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rainforest Writing Retreat

Originally posted on Gumboootspearlz:
John Marsden and June Perkins On the weekend I attended the Rainforest Writing Retreat organised by Charmaine Clancy and was blessed to meet author John Marsden.…

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to Illustrate a Children’s Novel

Originally posted on Gumboootspearlz:
Regular visitors to my blog have met Karen, today’s guest, before but for those who haven’t I’ll introduce her. Karen Tyrrell, is an award winning children’s…

June 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Walk Meditations 1

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
Shadows, morning walk – June Perkins Shadows Softly patterning walls into art. Swiftly chasing dreams trying to start. Shattering so many of the young. Unwinding…

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

No Geometry

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
(c)Image June Perkins The rain itself hath no geometry, no limits, no form, but it taketh on one form or another, according to the restrictions…

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Writing Group – Write Links

Originally posted on Following the Crow Song:
One of the best things about moving to Brisbane has been making new writing buddies in the field of children’s literature.  Some of…

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment