Beth Norling, illustrator and author author of children's books, answers 10 quick questions for us… Read Beth's full interview about writing and illustrating for children's books here. When are you at your happiest? Sitting on the back step first thing in the morning, with a cup … [Read more...] about 10 Quick Questions with Beth Norling…
We managed to corner children's publishing icon, Margaret Hamilton, to sit down and have a chat with us about her extensive experience working in children's publishing in Australia. Over the years she has worked as a children’s librarian, a bookseller and as a publisher. In … [Read more...] about A life in children’s publishing: an interview with Margaret Hamilton
Publishers and agents are typically inundated with manuscript submissions from authors seeking publication. And as a result, ‘the authorities’ (as I shall hereby refer to them as) are looking for reasons to reject your book. The standouts are standouts, and speak for themselves. … [Read more...] about Word count by genre: How long should my book really be?