Parents can set the stage for a lifetime of reading in their children, but what about the writers of children’s literature? Can we maximise the pleasure and reward factors of books?
Karen Tyrrell, guest blogger, shares some tips for writing a kids’ superhero story. Up, up and away!
With fifty books to his credit, Aussie kidlit author James Moloney has plenty of wisdom to share about writing a book series.
Writing a book is huge undertaking for anyone, let alone for a young person who could be doing almost anything other than slaving over a manuscript. Plenty of young people have the necessary grit. Find out who and how here…
When internationally acclaimed author Karen Foxlee visited Brisbane WriteLinks, I somehow managed to hold it together and score an interview. The author of Ophelia & the Marvellous Boy shares tips…
I picked a winner! Kate Milford’s Greenglass House takes the prize for best children’s mystery in the 2015 Edgars. Read why it’s such a great book on Spilling Ink!
Astrid Lindgren, author of Pippi Longstocking and many other timeless children’s classics, was born today, 14 November 1907, in Sweden. Here are some things you may not know about her.
Was your childhood enriched with the scrumptiously dark stories of Roald Dahl? 2014 is the fiftieth anniversary of the children’s classic Charlie and Chocolate Factory and the 13th of September celebrates Roald Dahl Day. Spilling Ink commemorates the man and his marvellous creations.