The Ironbark Tree-Finding Stories and Poems

The Ironbark Tree-Finding Stories and Poems

Helga Parl In one of my many journeys I enjoyed with Cross Country Tours Australia, I came across a dead, yet upstanding iron bark tree. Its roots were partly exposed by the cutting of a gigantic, gaping hole next to it. The crown of the tree was now, what looked to...
What keeps me writing

What keeps me writing

Christine Leonard I wish I could write a novel but whenever I put my mind to creating something from a blank page, that’s exactly what I’m left with. The stories that get my imagination zinging are of characters who dwell in my ancestral closet, like my...
Homage to Maiwar

Homage to Maiwar

Indrani Ganguly Once it was called Maiwar Home of the peacemaker platypus Steering warring beasts Towards peace and reconciliation. Now it’s the Brisbane River A slippery bendy brown beast I think I’m in one place Then discover I’m in another. First Nations, convicts,...
A Literary Luncheon

A Literary Luncheon

Trudy July saw 75 attendees enjoying a sumptuous high tea at the Cambrian Centre in Booval. The tables were scattered with ladybugs and butterflies, and bundled, old, and precious books bound with scarves and ties performed their role as elegant centrepieces. ‘Gladys...
Writing From Mythology

Writing From Mythology

Virginia Miranda God made man because he liked to hear a story – so say the Africans, and the richness of worldwide mythology proves God chose wisely. My favourite Mythological writer runs the Westcountry School of Myth in Dartmoor. Martin Shaw wrote The Lindworm, Fox...
Getting Published

Getting Published

Mocco Wollert Getting Published By Mocco Wollert How do I get published? The answer is simple, and I will give it at the end of this article – please no cheating and looking at it first! Some people tell me that they do not care whether their piece is published or...