Picture It! Anthology Competition Winners 2023
Picture It! Anthology 2023
Just Write For Kids Australia’s first Picture It! Anthology Competition for local artists and illustrators of children’s books was held throughout June and July (and some of August!) as an initiative to raise the profiles of our wonderful illustrators and creatives, to raise donations for The Indigenous Literacy Foundation, and to produce a stunning anthology […]
Pitch It! Competition 2022
Author-illustrators! Would you like to be a part of a wildly wonderful and beautifully-crafted anthology that encapsulates the complete joy of our land… and gives back to the community? We’re looking to view Australia through a colourful lens of diversity – from our stunning landscapes to our iconic parts of nature, a unified community of […]
Pitch It! Competition 2020 Shortlists Announced!
The annual Pitch It! Competition is back for its fifth year, and the team at Just Write For Kids Australia are ecstatic to be able to offer a range of resources and opportunities to help you on your publishing journey! Think about this… your pitch is often your first point of contact with your chosen publisher. This […]
#CourseReview: School Visits 101 by Adam Wallace
Last week we announced the longlists for the 2020 Pitch It! Competition, and well, that was exciting enough! Today, we are absolutely BUZZING with excitement to find out which of our fabulous Pitch It! entries made the shortlists! These talented writers will all receive feedback on their pitches from our hard-working judges – please expect […]
Adam Wallace Shares all of his Awesomeness in this Interview!
#kidsbookcreatorcapital #shortcourses #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #CourseReview: School Visits 101, Adam Wallace (author, creator, presenter), Kid’s Book Creator Capital, 2020. You may have seen posts with kids’ creators visiting schools recently (live or virtually), particularly with Book Week running all over the country. You may very well have been one of those authors or illustrators out there […]
What’s Your 2020 Vision?
#kidsbookcreatorcapital #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Yes, Adam, you have calibre – high calibre, in fact. And we are super excited that you are here sharing your highly skilled and knowledgeable authorly insights on what you have learned through your 20+ years of experience as a full time writer and school presenter. Readers, you’ll soak up everything Adam […]
Pitch It! Competition 2019
Welcome to 2020, book lovers! We’re kicking off the new year with a challenge to plan ahead for a year full of success and personal achievements. You may have already figured out your goals, or at least had a fleeting thought about them! We thought we’d help break down the many aspects to being a […]
From bookseller to book creator – Paul and Beth MacDonald
Just Write For Kids Pitch It! Competition Guidelines www.justkidslit.com/pitch-it-competition-2019 UPDATE: Competition is now CLOSED for entries. Results to be announced at the end of October. We’re back! The team at Just Write For Kids are very excited to announce our second annual writing competition; Pitch It! If you’re like most writers, you’re probably itching […]
Amelia McInerney – Bursting onto the Scene – Part One
Paul Macdonald owns the award-winning The Children’s Bookshop, in Beecroft NSW, which has been a Sydney literary institution since 1971 (it’s the oldest specialist children’s bookshop in NSW). Paul has been running the bookshop: selling books, supplying schools, running workshops, book clubs, literary events and a speaker’s agency, for the past 14 years. Beth MacDonald […]
I am so excited to introduce you to a new picture book author about to burst onto the scene. This is her first author interview, so it’s very special! Amelia McInerney’s debut The Book Chook, illustrated by Connah Brecon and published by Scholastic is released on the first of March. Not only that, but Amelia […]