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.
Writers On Writing / Davina Bell on how picture books are a ‘sublime kind of magic’
By Claire Thompson
This week award-winning picture book author Davina Bell told us where she finds inspiration, why she loves picture books and more. Learn from Davina Bell how to be a successful picture book author at her workshop The Enchanting World of Picture Books on Saturday 29 February at Writing NSW.
Book Review / The Second Adventures of Princess Peony by Nette Hilton and Lucinda Gifford
By Michelle Wanasundera
“Gifford’s lively grey illustrations are contrasted with gorgeous, royal pink and purple child-like scribbles. The ever-changing expressions of the characters will give many a gasp and giggle…” – Michelle Wanasundera reviews The Second Adventures of Princess Peony by Nette Hilton and Lucinda Gifford.