Sunday, December 31, 2006
And I slacked off and didn't take any photos on the day.
The diary was launched by Jennifer Gordon, current president and Collage Poetry Queen, who was the person who introduced the group to the collage poetry concept.
Another successful collaborative project by the Nambucca Valley Writers Group.
We spend the day making up words, fracturing fairytales and having a good laugh.
Tuesday, December 26, 2006
Our carload stops at Ulmarra Pub for lunch.
When we arrive at the Byron Bay Beach Resort, Roby discovers that she has missed numerous mobile calls from her husband. She has sent her fantasy novel to a publisher, and the publisher has left a message on her answering machine to find the head of the company at the Festival. This news is overwhelming:
Jennifer Gordon won third prize with a conventional poem (although she is the group's Collage Poetry Queen).
This is the winning poem:
Yesterday, her brain was dead
- Nothing unusual.
Today, the boss is yelling
On the nose
Out of control
A real tyrant.
the power clique.
Everyone has had their say.
Blah blah blah.
She's a mess
One mistake could ruin your life.
after a month of psychotherapy
Diane Curran 2006
The 2007 Writing Competition is for an essay of 1500 words or less and entries will close at the meeting in January.