Conversations with Creative Souls

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

Originally posted on Pearlz Dreaming:
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…

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Long Way From Misery

Originally posted on Pearlz Dreaming:
Jacqui Halpin is an Australian children’s author whose stories have won prizes in writing competitions and been published in anthologies. She attributes her love of…

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Social Media: the Joys and Challenges for Authors

Originally posted on Pearlz Dreaming:
Here I have begun with my own story.  You will notice there are no statistics in it.  I have purely focused on more qualitative feelings…

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dare to Dream – A Sustainable Life as a Creative

Originally posted on Marketing your book:
Our guest blogger is Dr June Perkins, who has recently published a beautiful children’s poetry book called “Magic Fish Dreaming”. To produce this book,…

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ten Things About Poetry and Me: Virginia Lowe

In 2016 Virginia was awarded the Leila St John Award for services to children’s literature in Victoria. Here she is with the medal. 1. What is your earliest memory of … Continue reading

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Ten Things About Poetry and Me: JR Poulter

1.What is  your earliest memory of poetry? I’m told, I knew all my nursery rhymes by heart before I went to Kindergarten. So someone, possibly my mother or maternal grandmother, … Continue reading

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ten Things About Poetry and Me: Andrea Gallagher

  1.        What is your earliest memory of poetry? My earliest memory of poetry was having a teacher introduce my class to Spike Milligan’s work in children’s … Continue reading

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment