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After the Kickstarter: Progress Report 1

Sorry I haven’t been able to keep up the reblogs in this space, have been busy working on a book!

Magic Fish Dreaming

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A big thank you to all those who supported Magic Fish Dreaming.

Since the kickstarter finished, Helene presented June and the team with a story board of all the illustrations in pencil outline, that she was proposing for the book. After some fruitful and constructive consultation this was approved for the go ahead.

Helene is now half way through completing these works in colour. The image above is a partial sneak peek of what she has been up to as she wants you all to be surprised by the book when it comes out. She will have completed her illustrations in May!

It has been a great process, seeing how Helene is interpreting the poems into art, and discussing the environment of Far North Queensland. Helene and June have both been enjoying these discussions.

Matilda the editor and June are checking the text to ensure it is entirely ready…

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The Ultimate Faraway Tree

Editors’ Kickstarter Project.   Would love it if you come and check out Magic Fish Dreaming.

A project highlighting family, nature, discovery and poetry. Will be featuring beautiful art work reflecting the multicultural tapesty of Far North Queensland’s community.

Pearlz Dreaming

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This tree is just one of many inspirations for the poetry of Magic Fish Dreaming. It is the ultimate faraway tree of Far North Queensland, although it is not one you are allowed to climb on – for that you have to find other trees (of which there are plenty that are almost as magical).

For more information visit: Curtain Fig Tree

Stay tuned for more poetry inspirations. I look forward to seeing what magical illustrations Helene will do for the rest of the book. Can you imagine them too?

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