Love Your Library and WIN with Sass and Traz

#sassandtraz #savethelibrary #bookcampaign #booksontourpr What do you love about your local library? ***UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED*** Sass and Traz Save the Library takes its twin hero protagonists, and its readers, on a magical bookish adventure with some wondrous characters in a bid to save their beloved local library from closure. Whimsically penned by Michelle Worthington, READ MORE

Pitch It! Competition 2021 Winners Announced!

Just Write For Kids Australia’s fourth Pitch It! Competition for Australian writers of children’s and young adult books was held throughout September this year. The aim was to craft a manuscript pitch to a publisher that is focused, concise and appealing; showcasing a strength in voice, marketability and writing ability. Our judging panel meticulously analysed READ MORE

Pitch It! Competition Shortlists 2021

It was so exciting to announce the Longlists for the 2021 Pitch It! Competition last week! Today, we are absolutely BUZZING, because we are about to reveal the fantastic Pitch It! Shortlists! These talented writers will all receive feedback on their pitches from our hard-working judges. The judges have noted the phenomenally high standard in pitch READ MORE

WIN A Piece of Gold to Treasure Forever

#theglintofgold #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Where can you find ‘the glint of gold’? **UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** The Glint of Gold is a stunningly illustrated, reassuring and empowering story that provides opportunity for rich, deep and rejuvenating experiences to open and nourish the mind and soul. Evocatively penned by Kate McGann, and exquisitely illustrated by Patricia Ward, this READ MORE

Pitch It! Competition Longlists 2021

First and foremost, CONGRATULATIONS to everyone who took the leap and entered our 2021 Pitch It! Competition! The aim is to encourage writers to hone their pitches to a highly polished, well-crafted and submission-ready standard that would impress any children’s book publisher. In only 150 words or less, we gave you the challenge to deliver READ MORE

A Launch with Book-Lover, Michelle Worthington

#sassandtraz #savethelibrary #bookcampaign #booksontourpr It’s always a real pleasure to have multi-talented, international award-winning author and entrepreneur on the blog – Michelle Worthington! Last time she visited we were swept away with her adorable adventures in The Wind and the Mouse and The Mouse and the Egg, and now we are diving in to her READ MORE

Be Inspired and WIN Australia Remembers, Len Waters

#australiaremembers #lenwaters #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Do you want to be inspired by Len Waters? **UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** Australia Remembers 3; Len Waters, Boundless and Born to Fly is a rich treasure trove of facts and narratives that share the inspiring life of Indigenous hero – Australia’s first known Aboriginal fighter pilot of WWII – READ MORE

Want to Collect Belly Button Fluff? It’s your Chance to WIN!

#bellybuttonfluff #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 What’s your weird obsession? **UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** Belly Button Fluff is a fun and quirky story about a little girl with a habit of collecting weird stuff, including her latest obsession with belly button fluff! This icky yet adorable book, exuberantly written and illustrated by the talented Dave Atze, is READ MORE

Pitch It! Competition 2021

The annual Pitch It! Competition is back for its fourth year, and the team at Just Write For Kids Australia are delighted to be able to offer a range of resources to help you on your publishing journey! Remember our competition pitch? It’s had a small upgrade… If you’re like most writers, you’re probably itching for the READ MORE

A #BookGiveaway we call HOME

Tell us what ‘Home’ means to you for your CHANCE to WIN!  **UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED**  Home is a richly poignant and hopeful story written and illustrated evocatively with tenderness and light. Derived from a true, personal author story, it delves deeply into our hearts and souls, illuminating the strength of those from the past who paved the READ MORE