Storylines Festival of New Zealand Children’s Writers and Illustrators

Storylines Festival of New Zealand Children’s Writers and Illustrators  22-30 August 2015 “The [annual Storylines Festival] concept was adopted adopted in 1993 by the Children’s Book Foundation… now the Storylines Children’s Literature Charitable Trust, and has been developed through subsequent annual festivals. The first Festival of New Zealand Children’s Writers and Illustrators was held in Auckland….

Ever wanted to write for children? Joy Cowley shares her top tips

Over the years, I’ve seen literally thousands of stories for children written by aspiring writers. While many showed promise, most had the same weakness: the authors didn’t know their audience. The stories had been written for a range of subjective reasons: the authors had values messages they wanted children to read; the authors liked a…