Creative Kids Tales
Georgie Donaghey
Literary Blog / Website
Creative Kids Tales established in 2011 is an industry recognised site for emerging children’s authors and illustrators. Our site contains the necessary tools to assist you whether you are just embarking or continuing your journey to publication.

Some of our features include:
Australian Publishers listing
Writing Tips and Tips from authors Jackie French, Andy Griffiths, Mem Fox, Terry Denton and many more.
Manuscript Assessment Service
Writer’s resources and tools
Book reviews
Festivals, conferences and workshop information
Members also enjoy access to our exclusive members only forum and online critique group. Here you can discuss your work in progress with your peers in a secure environment and receive valuable feedback to help with your writing.
Members receive:
An online profile complete with bio, photo, and samples of their writing or illustrations. You are welcome to submit as often as you like. Our site receives regular visits from children’s writing professionals and both local and overseas visitors.
If you are looking to build your author platform and take that next serious step Creative Kids Tales is the place for you. www.creativekidstales.com.au

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Debra Tidball

Debra’s debut picture book, When I See Grandma, illustrated by Leigh Hedstrom and published by Wombat Books, has been met with critical acclaim, shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Book of the Year awards in 2014 and awarded the CALEB prize for children’s picture book the same year. Debra’s other writing, both flash fiction and narrative non-fiction, has been highly commended and published in various industry magazines and journals. Debra has a Bachelor degree in Social Work and an MA in Children Literature. She reviews books for Reading Time and Creative Kids Tales, blogs for Just Write For Kids and is on the committee of her local CBCA sub-branch in Sydney. Debra is a dynamic and energetic speaker and is available for author talks and story-time sessions for schools, libraries, playgroups and festivals.

F/B: www.facebook.com/debratidballpage

Twitter: www.twitter.com/debratidball

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Pauline Hosking Author / Presenter
Pauline Hosking Author
Pauline Hosking has written many plays for children and adults, many of which have been performed throughout Australia. Pauline is available for school/community writing workshops and author talks. Cinnamon Stevens – Crime Buster, illustrated by Kat Chadwick, was released in December 2015 and is Pauline’s first novel.

Cinnamon Stevens – Crime Buster, released in December 2015, is Pauline Hosking’s first novel. It is illustrated by Kat Chadwick and has been favourably reviewed online and in Magpies magazine.

Previously Pauline wrote a number of plays for adults and children. Her primary school plays have appeared in the NSW School Magazine. My Bed is a Crocodile, about a boy with schizophrenia, won VicHealth’s award for Innovation in Health Promotion and was seen by over 1,000 people. Snakes and Ladders and The Gallery Gamble are published by Bushfire Press. Better Than This, concerning three teenagers at risk in a country town, was commissioned by Grampians Psychiatric Services. It toured extensively through country Victoria and was published by W.W.I.T. Press.

The Entrepreneurs has been performed throughout Australia, most recently by a school in Queensland. Many of these plays are held at the Australian Script Centre: http://australianplays.org/playwright/ASC-472

To pay the bills Pauline has worked as a teacher, teacher-librarian, journalist, theatre publicist, radio producer, TV script assistant and lecturer in the Diploma of Arts (Professional Writing and Editing). She has run creative writing workshops as part of Arts Victoria’s Artist in Schools program and tutored in the G.A.T.E.WAYS programs for talented and gifted children.

Pauline is available for school/community writing workshops and author talks.

Website- www.paulinehosking.com

LinkedIn- https://au.linkedin.com/in/pauline-hosking-81bb63b9

Facebook- Pauline.hosking.520@facebook.com

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