Jo Sandhu’s Mammoth Success: Part Three

In Part One of this interview with Jo Sandhu, we looked at how she started out writing and how she got her foot in the door of the publishing house at Penguin. In Part Two,  we drilled down into the details of publication, editing and bringing out a series, with some great writing and research tips thrown in. READ MORE

Joining Incredible Forces – In Conversation with Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Amy Calautti

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day4 Sense the joy and warmth between these two creators in this joint interview between long-time, established author, Teena Raffa-Mulligan, and talented emerging illustrator, Amy Calautti. Do they ever disagree?! Hello, Teena and Amy! It’s a pleasure to speak with both of you. Congratulations on the release of your touching book, When READ MORE

Feature Profiles: Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Amy Calautti

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day1 This week’s tour is all about relationships. Our gorgeous feature book is titled, When the Moon is a Smile, and is a heartwarming story of the special bond between father and daughter and their love of spending time together. So, in honour of this sentiment, you will have the pleasure of READ MORE

An A to Z of the Writing Life By Teena Raffa-Mulligan

Just ahead of another fabulous blog tour with the superlative Teena Raffa-Mulligan, here she is once again with her tenacity and acuity, teaching us the multi-layered art of the writing life. Not as easy as ABC, that’s for sure! Thanks, Teena. Love it! 😉 A is for Acceptances, and also for Angst because there will READ MORE

Just Picture This Illustrator Interview with Matt B Lewis

How fun! It’s a #JustPictureThisIllustratorInterview with author – illustrator, Matt B Lewis! Let’s get to know a bit more about Matt! 🙂 How did you come to be an illustrator, and what do you like about illustrating for children? I am a self-taught illustrator and have pretty much always drawn something every day, doodles, cartoons, READ MORE

Featured Author: Karen Tyrrell

#greatbarrierreefrescue #blogtour #booksontourpr #day1 Karen Tyrrell has many, many books and many, many talents under her belt! She is a gifted and passionate author, motivational speaker, workshop presenter, interactive pantomime performer and tutor, with a background in teaching and in particular, science. Karen writes empowering and imaginative books on diverse inclusive, anti-bullying, resilience and environmental topics, READ MORE

Jo Sandhu’s Mammoth Success: Part Two

In Part One of this interview with Jo Sandhu, we looked at how she started out writing and how she got her foot in the door of the publishing house at Penguin. In Part Two,  we drill down into the details of publication, editing and bringing out a series, and more. Jo has woven some great READ MORE

Featured Author Illustrator: Anna McGregor

#colouroos #blogtour #booksontourpr #day1 Welcome to the Colouroos Virtual Tour with Anna McGregor! Anna McGregor is a multi-talented creator with skills in writing, illustrating and designing. And yes, she took on all three roles to produce her stunning debut picture book, ‘Colouroos’, published by Hachette in March this year. Anna is the creative director for READ MORE

Jo Sandhu’s Mammoth Success: Part One

Jo Sandhu’s mid grade historical fiction/adventure, Tarin of the Mammoths trilogy has burst onto the scene with a bang. Book one: The Exile, won the 2018 Readings Children’s book prize, was an Aurealis finalist and a CBCA notable book. The three books were released over 2017 and 2018. I first noticed Jo on Twitter and then kept READ MORE

A Chance for Meet and Greet at SCBWI Victoria’s Next Event

If you are new to SCBWI Victoria, here’s a great opportunity to meet the committee and other new members over a casual cup of coffee or pot of tea. Come along and share your latest projects and future aspirations with like-minded creators. This is a FREE event!  SCBWI Vic Meet and Greet 27 April 2019 READ MORE