Finding Granny Blog Tour Wrapped Up, Warm and Loved

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day7 What a beautifully heartfelt and memorable blog tour we’ve had the pleasure of sharing this week. Our hearts have been caressed with the immense power of resilience, support and love; a journey of enlightenment and impenetrable bonds. Repeat and cherish the joy of Finding Granny by visiting the complete tour archive 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

An Easy, Breezy Blog Tour Leaves Us Feeling at Peace

#cloudconductor #blogtour #booksontour #day5 This has been the dreamiest, yet most empowering blog tour we’ve had the pleasure of ‘conducting’! Our minds have been stretched to realise the power of imagination and creativity, and really opened our eyes, hearts and minds to new understandings and possibilities. Take this journey to the skies over and over READ MORE

The Whole Tune Town Symphony Comes Together

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day14 Wow! What a flurry of flutin’, tootin’ and scootin’ we’ve had the pleasure of being entertained with throughout this musical adventure! Who’s had a trumpeting good time?! Be a part of the Tune Town symphony over and over again by visiting the complete tour archive here. Special thanks to Maura Pierlot READ MORE

The Sentinels of Eden Blog Tour Wrap Up

#TheSentinelsOfEden #BlogTour #BooksOnTour #Day7 We’ve had such a fun week virtually touring with Carolyn Denman and her breathtaking series, The Sentinels of Eden! It has been so blissful journeying to Paradise as Carolyn has shared her inspirations, beliefs and behind-the-scenes insights into her three stories. We were transported into Lainie’s worlds with her first ever READ MORE

#InterviewByBook with Michelle Worthington

Title: The World’s Worst Pirate Author: Michelle Worthington Illustrator: Katrin Dreiling Publisher: Little Pink Dog Books Genre: Picture Book Age Group: Age 4 to 8   Please tell us a bit of what your book is about. William was born to be a pirate captain. There is just one problem. He’s the world’s worst pirate. READ MORE

Top Take-home messages from the Kids and YA Festival 2016

The value of festivals cannot be underestimated when it comes to both networking and nourishing our writing craft and career. So here are my top take home messages from the NSW Writer’s Centre Kids and YA Festival in June:  1 The Process of writing – hints from picture book authors: Don’t delete your rubbish ideas. ‘You have to READ MORE