A children’s publisher requested Josh and the It, my kids’ sci-fi chapter book I turned a query letter into a request for my manuscript. How?

For the last month I’ve researched children’s publishers, pouring over the writer’s bible, Australian Writers Marketplace, and publisher’s websites including their submission guidelines. I discovered my manuscript was too short […]

Josh and the It … Amped Up

Josh and the It, my kids Sci-Fi chapter book is seriously amped up to the MAX.

Josh’s insistent voice wouldn’t shut up, wouldn’t leave me alone, suggesting ideas, forcing me to do a Rewrite.

In March I read Josh and the It to a class of grade-fivers and studied their honest reactions as Readers.

What […]