Tag Archives: writing for children

My poem is published

Yesterday, I received an unexpected phone call from a Melbourne based editor/writer/poet confirming my postal address to receive a complimentary copy of the poetry anthology When the Moon is Swimming Naked: Australasian Poetry for the Chinese Youngster.  What the? As I … Continue reading

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Don’t wait for your muse

My writing friend, Dianne (Di) Bates, has been authoring books (120+) for over 30 years, and has been making a living from being a full-time author for over ten years. And instead of putting her feet up once a manuscript has been … Continue reading

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Author, Sands Hetherington Virtual Book Tour

Author Sands Hetherington & Illustrator Jessica Love join the 2013 World of Ink Virtual Tour   The World of Ink Network is now touring author, Sands Hetherington and illustrator, Jessica Love’s nighttime adventure children’s chapter book, Night Buddies, Impostors, and … Continue reading

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12 x 12 in 2012 Picture Book Writing Challenge

12 x 12 in 2012 Picture Book Writing Challenge – sign up deadline is January 29, 2012 In November 2011, I participated in PiBoldMo (Picture Book Idea Month). PiBoldMo was created in 2008 by Tara Lazar, an Australian children’s book … Continue reading

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