The Quick Six Interview with Jude Mullen and Jeffery’s Dress
Pitch It! Competition 2021 Winners Announced!
Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Jude Mullen! It’s a pleasure to welcome Jude Mullen to the blog, to share her latest children’s book release; Jeffery’s Dress. This affirming story is about having the courage to take pride in yourself, and to honour those who showed courage to stand up for others, as well as breaking stereotypes […]
Pitch It! Competition Shortlists 2021
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 […]
Pitch It! Competition Longlists 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 […]
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 […]