Story Arts Festival 2017 2-10 September

Story Arts Festival 2017 presents a jam-packed celebration of children’s creative literature, authors and writing. You’ll be energized by the sheer creativity and the Story MAGIC.

Story Arts Festival 2017 shares sensational programs for writers, readers, schools, families and for children from 2-10 September 2017. TOP Australian children’s authors and illustrators will present enthralling and […]

Michael Gerard Bauer Writing Secrets

Meet Michael Gerard Bauer Australian award winning children’s author. His popular books include The Running Man, the Ishmael trilogy and Just a Dog. His most recent publications, the very funny Eric Vale and Secret Agent Derek ‘Danger’ Dale series for younger readers, are fully illustrated by his film-maker son Joe Bauer. Michael is in high […]

Story Arts Festival Ipswich 2015

 

 

Come to the Story Arts Festival, a jam-packed celebration of children’s literature, authors and writing. You’ll be energized by the sheer creativity and the MAGIC. The Story Arts Festival presents sensational programs for writers, readers, schools, families and for children from 6-16 September 2015.

TOP children’s authors and illustrators will present enthralling […]

How to Create a MORE Likeable Character

How to Create a MORE Likeable Character

 

Who wants to create a MORE likeable character? A likeable character your reader cares deeply about?

A likeable character who’ll keep your reader turning pages to find out what happens to him.

Q: Does your main character come across as cocky, aloof, or just plain boring?

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How to Maximize Constructive Writing Feedback

WOOHOO! Yesterday I received positive feedback from the Children & YA (CYA) writing competition for one of my children’s stories. ALANA TO THE RESCUE, Book 1 of my picture book series, obtained a perfect score from one judge and a near perfect score from the other, with an overall score of 95% … Both […]