Pitch It! Competition 2022

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 READ MORE

Pitch It! Workshop

Just Write For Kids Australia are thrilled to offer Australian writers of children’s and young adult books the opportunity to present their ‘knock-out’ pitches to publishers through the annual Pitch It! Competition!* This year will be the fifth year we have organised this popular competition, and for the first time we are also allowing participants READ MORE

Sisters of Tomorrow Land – Interview with Marg Gibbs and Kim Roberts

It is with great pleasure to invite sisters and authors, Marg Gibbs and Kim Roberts to speak about their new collaboration – a beautiful lyrical and visual delight; Tomorrow Land: Poems to make you wonder. Thanks, ladies, and congratulations on your fabulous book launch celebrations! 🙂 Kim, tell us how you came to be involved READ MORE

Meeting the Creators Behind Blue Bucket Cousins

Picture book, short story and poetic writer, Marg Gibbs, always delights with her endearing, personable and engaging stories for young children, just like Jasper’s Jumbled Up Words, A Very Mapleton Christmas and The Post Office Pup. She has a knack for emanating joy, warmth and giggles that are found in real life adventures of the 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

You Can Be A Writer: Educational Activities

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr A writing session unto itself, to teach budding writers how to structure stories, incorporate all the necessary elements, and inject sparks of imagination, You Can Be A Writer opens up a plethora of literacy and language opportunities for primary school-aged children. From setting up for writing, to planting and sowing the idea seeds, READ MORE

What’s in my Author Visit Kit? by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Don’t you love it when authors share their secrets on what makes their workshops and presentations a success? I’m not talking about the ‘m’ word (money), although that’s a handy by-product – I’m talking about being so prepared and organised that absolutely nothing can go wrong. That’s what you call success! Let’s find out READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Tabitha Page and I’m a Type One Kid

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Tabitha Page! We are delighted to welcome advocate for children’s literacy and health, Tabitha Page to the blog to discuss the latest picture book in her wonderful collection, I’m a Type One Kid! This eye-opening and valuable story empowers and supports readers to understand some of the complexities of living with READ MORE

Connecting with Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Kym Langfield on ‘Solo Dan’

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 It’s always a thrill and a delight to be a part of the launch journey of one of our favourite regulars; multi-published author, Teena Raffa-Mulligan! This November, she, and debut illustrator, Kym Langfield, are celebrating the release of their heart-warming picture book, Solo Dan! What an honour to have them both here READ MORE

Pitch It! Competition 2020 – Winners, Runners Up and Honourable Mentions Announced!

Just Write For Kids Australia held its third annual writing competition for Australian writers of children’s literature 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 each entry for READ MORE