Monthly Archives: May 2015

Writers Block Workshop notes – part four

This is part four of the Writers Block Workshop held on 9th May, 2015 at Robina Library. After morning tea, Librarian Louise got up to explain about the Library facilities. Online Library – What do you need? Gold Coast Library … Continue reading

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Writers Block Workshop Notes – Part three

This is the Part Three of the Writers Block Workshop notes, held at Robina Library 9th May, 2015. Dave Burton continues his tips on writing and in this segment, editing. EDIT FEARLESSLY Dave admits to being a Pop Culture nerd … Continue reading

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DAVE BURTON WRITERS BLOCK WORKSHOP, ROBINA LIBRARY, 9TH MAY 2015 – PART TWO

Continuing on from my previous post some more insightful tips… ©Jill Smith David went on to explain that he was fortunate a small production company run by Andy Barclay took up his play ‘Lazarus won’t get out of Bed.’ Writers need … Continue reading

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Dave Burton Writers Block Workshop, Robina Library, 9th March 2015

These are the first part of the writing notes I jotted down from ‘Writers Block Workshop, Robina Library, 9th May 2015′ ©Jill Smith Louise the librarian and organiser of the event introduced the first speaker. Dave Burton Brisbane based play writer, … Continue reading

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Robina Library ‘Writers Block Workshop’ 9th May

Gold Coast City Libraries apart from offering a marvelous on line facility, also offer free events for the public. I was glad to be able to attend last Saturday the ‘Writers Block Workshop’ at Robina. Unfortunately, I was unable to … Continue reading

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The Last ANZAC by Gordon Winch Illustrated by Harriet Bailey reviewed by Jill Smith

My Grand-daughter picked it out of literally hundreds of books on offer at her school library for Book Week on Grandparents day. This is a beautiful picture book with illustrations that show the story simply, while the words in big … Continue reading

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