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LOCAL books for Christmas

We have so many talented West Australian writers – buy a book by a local for Christmas!

#WAWriters  #SCWBIWestAust  #MegMcKinlay  #MarkGreenwood  #WendyBinks  #GabrielEvans  #MarkGreenwood   #NormJorgensen  #DianneWolfer  (…to name a few!)

 

 

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Another excellent posting… thanks.

The Immortal Jukebox

The War is over.

The Good War.

The Korean War.

That’s enough for any generation to cope with.

Time to settle down.

Go to College or back to the job that’s been waiting for you.

Get Married.

Have a bunch of kids.

Paint the fence.

Mow the lawn.

Wash and polish the car.

Watch Television.

Breathe easy and when the dreams come open the window and stare at the Moon.

It’s good to be alive when so many lie dead in foreign ground.

What more could you want?

Well it seems Junior wants something more.

Something more.

Now, he can’t really put a name to it.

Except it ain’t hearing stories about how grateful he should be.

Grateful he doesn’t have to fight in a war.

Grateful he lives in a land of the free.

Grateful for these fine, fine, times.

He wants a new story to tell.

He doesn’t…

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“Film Stars Don’t Die”

Crystalline beauty … Grahame with Humphrey Bogart in the 1950 film In a Lonely Place.

Gloria Grahame tenderly remembered by Peter Turner:  READ THE GUARDIAN STORY

 

#GloriaGrahame  #PeterTurner  #DavidPuttnam  #FimStarsDon’tDie  #HollywoodStory  #DownsideOfFame

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Congratulations. Seph McKenna and Screenwest.

Cinema Australia

Seph McKenna

Screenwest announces Seph McKenna as new Chief Executive Officer Screenwest Chair Janelle Marr has announced the appointment of Seph McKenna as the new Chief Executive Officer of Screenwest.

“I am delighted to announce that Seph McKenna has accepted our offer of appointment for a five-year term,” Mrs Marr said.

Mr McKenna, the current Head of Australian Production at Roadshow Films, has been appointed after an extensive recruitment process, involving a local, national and international search – the first non-government CEO appointment under Screenwest’s new corporate structure.

“Seph represents the next generation of screen sector leadership in Australia and will bring a wealth of film investment and production experience,” Mrs Marr said.

At Roadshow Films he is in charge of over 100 million dollars’ worth of production and local feature film projects and prior to this held positions at Village Roadshow and Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies in…

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READ THE FULL ARTICLE:  https://www.writing.ie/tell-your-own-story/so-you-want-to-be-a-poet-after-the-fall-by-brian-kirk/

Purchase the book directly from:  Salmon Poetry  ~ Brian Kirk

#SalmonPoetry  #BrianKirk  #AfterTheFall  #NewPoetry  #Poetry

 

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The Book Podcast

A weekly podcast talking stories with the women who create them

The Sketchbook

MOSTLY MONTREAL, MOST OF THE TIME

Autoimmune Warrior Queen

My journey with Rheumatoid Arthritis and the GAPS Diet

Riparianpests.com

Safe and humane snake removal undertaken on a volunteer basis in Perth & Mandurah , Western Australia.

MAUREEN EPPEN -- WRITER

WRITING, READING -- AND WRITING ABOUT READING

Screenwriting from Iowa

...and Other Unlikely Places

Linda Smith Inspiration

By Flying With Eagles I Learnt To Soar

knitting with heart

. . . luv 'n stitches for our tired old world

Dambusters Blog

The Dams Raid (Operation Chastise) and after

Gabriel Evans

Children's Book Illustrator and Author

africmcglincheypoetryreviews

Reviews of chapbooks and poetry collections

LOUISE ALLAN

writer & author

Little Pink Dog Books

Children's Picture Book Publishing

Poeteer

The Heart Deceives what the Soul Believes, Which Side will You Choose?

forget-me-not

poetry by Lynda G. Bullerwell

Taste like summer rain & poetry

the darker the heart, the deeper the poetry runs

Wandering Bark Books

Literature, Books, Education, Humanities, and Life

Penguin Blog

Thoughts and ideas from the world of Penguin

Design Of The Picture Book

Welcome to Design of the Picture Book! I'm Carter Higgins, and I'm a writer and librarian for kids. I spent a spectacular stint as the Children's Book Editor at <a href="http://www.designmom.com/">Design Mom</a> which I loved! You can find my column <a href="http://www.designmom.com/category/childrens-lit/">here</a>.<br /> I'm a K-6 librarian, a former-ish graphic designer, an SCBWI member, and a huge fan of words and pictures.<br /> Represented by <a href="http://www.rpcontent.com/">Rubin Pfeffer of Rubin Pfeffer Content, LLC</a>.

The Task at Hand

A Writer's On-Going Search for Just the Right Words

Meg McKinlay

Children's Writer & Poet

Cafe Dissensus Everyday

The Blog of Cafe Dissensus Magazine - we DISSENT

Cinema Australia

Dedicated to the support and promotion of Australian made films through independent news, reviews, features and interviews.

Poesy plus Polemics

Words of Wonder, Worry and Whimsy

D.S. MCKNIGHT

Author of Young Adult Fiction

Observer

People and Trends

Nerdy Chicks Write

Get it Write this Summer!

Princess Diana News Blog "All Things Princess Diana"

The Best Princess Diana News, Fashion, Style Blog!

Tales from the African Bush

Brian Connell - Author

WRITERS' RUMPUS

Authors & Illustrators Wild About Kidlit!

Marisa Wikramanayake

writer, journalist & editor ~ I help you tell stories.

EMU's Debuts

From Deal to Debut: the Path to Publication

EASTENDBUTCHER

Stories With Meat On The Bone

Nick Earls

author etc

Stag Rats

Keeping you in the loop with all things music

REMNANTS OF EMPIRE

MEMORY AND NORTHERN RHODESIA'S WHITE DIASPORA by Pamela Shurmer-Smith

southerlyjournal.com.au/

The best in new Australian writing

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