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

Perfectly Paired – In Conversation with Kate Simpson and Gwynneth Jones

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day3 What an absolute delight! Today we are in conversation with both Kate Simpson and illustrator Gwynneth Jones to learn more about their process and the making of the very special book, Finding Granny!  💐 💐 Hello ladies! Lovely to be able to speak with you both! Firstly, congratulations on the release READ MORE

Just Picture This illustrator Interview – Jacqui Hewlett

Just Write For Kids are thrilled to introduce emerging illustrator, Jacqui Hewlett to our new segment, ‘Just Picture This Illustrator Interview’! We met her via our Illustrator Competition earlier in the year. Nice to have you here, Jacqui! 😀 🎨 How did you come to be an illustrator, and what do you like about illustrating READ MORE

Aura Parker – Sprouting Wings Part 1

Aura Parker is an author and illustrator who is certainly going places – and I don’t just say this because I ran into her at the airport recently! Her picture book Twig (her first as author and illustrator) has been published internationally as well as recognized nationally as a Notable book in the CBCA Book of the READ MORE

#InterviewByTheme with Jen Storer

We are more than delighted to have the vivacious Jen Storer here today tickling our funny bones with her cracking ‘Comedy’ themed answers! Thanks, Jen! 😜 🎭 What is the funniest book you’ve ever read? Unreliable Memoirs, by Clive James. Side splitting! What is it about writing for children that makes you happy? The freedom to READ MORE

#InterviewByTheme with Susan Day

Get set for a zany, laugh-out-loud experience as Susan Day joins Just Write For Kids for a fun, ‘Comedy’ themed interview! Thanks, Susan! 😂 What is the funniest book you’ve ever read? Last year, I read “Let’s Pretend this Never Happened” by Jenny Lawson and I laughed so much I snorted and nearly fell out READ MORE