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

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

A Vision of Colour – Interview with Anna McGregor

#colouroos #blogtour #booksontourpr #day4 It’s no coincidence that author, artist and graphic designer, Anna McGregor, envisioned a tale about colours and how they all come together in perfect, visual symphony. We’re thrilled to welcome Anna to the Just Write For Kids blog for a special interview, in which she explains her thought and work processes 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

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

Discover Gems at the SCBWI Victoria Quarterly Event

Whether you are new to writing and illustrating for children, curious about it, or have been in the industry for years, SCBWI events are sure to provide you with stimulating speakers and inspiration. Our first event for 2019 will be held on 16 February at Library at the Dock. Our guest speaker will be Davina READ MORE

In Conversation with Sonia Bestulic and Nancy Bevington

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day8 What a pleasure to discuss the behind-the-scenes secrets into making Reece Give Me Some Peace! and its exciting journey ahead, with special thanks to two talented creators, Sonia Bestulic and illustrator Nancy Bevington! 🌟🌟 Hello ladies! Thank you both for joining forces to talk about Reece Give Me Some Peace today! READ MORE

Just Picture This Illustrator Interview – Helen McCosker

Just Write For Kids are excited to introduce another talented illustrator for our ‘Just Picture This Illustrator’ Interview. Helen McCosker has illustrated widely including children’s books, ‘The Nightfall’ and ‘Coasting-a year by the Bay’, magazines and exhibitions, using a variety of media and techniques. Let’s get to know more about Helen! 🙂  How did you READ MORE

Just Picture This Illustrator Interview – Gwynneth Jones

We are excited to welcome back Gwynne Jones as a part of our new ‘Just Picture This Illustrator’ Interview. She is a talented illustrator with several picture books published by EK Books, including Finding Granny, which we interviewed her and Kate Simpson about recently (read it here!). Thanks for joining us again, Gwynne! 🙂   READ MORE