Tag Archives: literature

Somerset Storyfest Report 2019 – Part Two

Somerset Storyfest Report 2019 – Part Two Session 10.15 to 11 am – Marquee 1 Bren MacDibble was raised on farms all over New Zealand, so is an expert about being a kid on the land. Bren lived in Melbourne for … Continue reading

Posted in Somerset Storyfest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Somerset Storyfest 2019 Report-Part One

Somerset Storyfest 2019 – Report – Part One Somerset was brilliant again. I attended sessions presented by inspiring authors and had a great time. Of course, had I booked sooner, I could have gone to a couple of magical workshops, … Continue reading

Posted in somerset celebration of literature, Somerset Storyfest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Somerset Celebration of Literature Part 2

Summary of my day at Somerset 15th March 2018 – Part Two By Jill Smith©May 2018 This session was in the Performing Arts Centre which I had to dash to as my session with Jaclyn ended at 10 am and this … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended, somerset celebration of literature | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Somerset Celebration of Literature 2018

It’s already May and I’ve been posting about school visits and reading the books I bought at Somerset Celebration of Literature. Now here is the first part of my rundown on the day. More to come. Summary of my day … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended, somerset celebration of literature | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2018 writing plans…

De-clutter is the theme for 2018. Starting off by cleaning out my emails! In Gmail, I had over 6600 emails in Social, although some are very interesting posts from writers and great writing tips, the truth is I read the … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Mystery, Mayhem & Magic …

There was plenty of Mystery, Mayhem & Magic at Broadbeach Library today! The Ten Penners had a lovely audience of friends, fellow writers and two enthusiastic children to share our snippets of stories, yummy cupcakes and refreshments, and fun. Plinko … Continue reading

Posted in Mystery, Mayhem & Magic!, Recommended | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s time to launch…

I’m happy to share our excitement, come for the fun, refreshments and a darn good read that would be a perfect gift for the youngsters in your life, or even for the young at heart! – Jill Only one more … Continue reading

Posted in Mystery, Mayhem & Magic!, Recommended, the ten penners | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Books I bought at Somerset 2017…

Here are the reviews I did of a couple of books I bought at Somerset Literary Festival this year. I’ll post a couple more tomorrow. Yes, they are Young Adults books. Book Review by Jill Smith©Mar17 Starlight Stables – Pony … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended, somerset celebration of literature | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Somerset 2017 – Wonderful Wednesday summary …

Yes, it rained and the ground was squelchy! Yes, it was hot in the marquees! Did I mind? Not a bit. It was a great day. I only wish I had been able to go to more sessions. I started … Continue reading

Posted in Recommended, somerset celebration of literature | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Interview with Belinda Murrell

Courtesy of The English Tour blog https://theenglishtutorblog.wordpress.com/2017/01/08/author-interview-with-belinda-murrell/#like-252 No prizes for guessing I love good Australian authors, and when this popped into my inbox I had to share it. Particularly, as I was so engrossed with a speaker at Somerset Literary … Continue reading

Posted in blog tour, Recommended | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment