Writers On Writing / Picture books as a team sport with Mark Macleod
We chatted to children’s book author and industry expert Mark Macleod on learning from your contemporaries, embracing failures and being a team player when it comes to creating a picture book, ahead of his course Online Feedback: Children’s Books, starting Monday 27 April.
Writing On Our Calendar / April 2020
We might be staying at home this month, but that doesn’t mean you can’t engage with some fantastic literary discussions! Pull out your laptop and support writers with some of these great virtual events. This list is updated periodically so you can keep up to date with what’s happening in our (digital) literary communities.
Book Review / Hapless Hero Henrie by Petra James
By Ashleigh Meikle
“For two hundred years, only boys have been born into the Melchior family – that is, until Henrietta Madeline Melchior came into the world, followed by a trio of shrieks eleven years, eight months and nine and a half days ago.” – Ashleigh Meikle reviews Hapless Hero Henrie by Petra James
Writers On Writing / Davina Bell on Writing Children’s Books
Davina Bell is a former senior editor in the young readers division of Penguin Books, and a popular author of books for children. Her picture books include The Underwater Fancy-dress Parade, Hattie Helps Out and Oh, Albert!. Davina wrote the Alice books in the bestselling Our Australian Girl series of historical middle fiction. She’s currently […]