Want to write for children?

Here are some contacts which you may find helpful:

A weekly email newsletter that keeps you informed of what is happening in the children’s writing world, mainly in Australia.
You can get more information or view past issues at: http://www.jackiehosking.com/

Similarly you can get information from another fortnightly e news, edited by Di Bates.
For more information: http://www.enterprisingwords.com/

Other avenues:
http://www.cbc.org.au/ Childrens’s Book Council of Australia.
http://www.scbwiaustralia.org/ Society of Book Writers and Illustrators.

Australian writing web sites.

A site for Australian writers.


You might like to look at this magazine. It is geared toward women living in rural areas, but even if you were not I think you might get a lot out of it.
It is published by the Victorian government and is delivered to your home for free.

How I Got the Gig

In this new book from Nasus publishing, I am one of several authors who have shared their tips on how they have got work from writing.

To order copies of this book or for more information, see the website:
Or you can order a DVD version at:

Check out this review of the book http://reviews.armchairinterviews.com/reviews/writers-profits

Books published

My second book about Australian animals, The Amazing Echidna, was published on the web last month.

My first e-book with Learning Island was about the kangaroo.
You can check this out at the same e-address.
Check out http://www.learningisland.org/

Kath and Rob learn how to make their own puppets in time to put on a puppet show for their school concert.

This is my third book for children. Published by Thomson Nelson, 2004.

This is my second book for children. It is a story about a boy who has little confidence in his ability as a sportsperson. That is until he discovers ten pin bowling and realises like his grandfather before him that he is good at it.

This book is published by Thomson Learning Australia and is part of the widely used PM Fiction series.

My first book came about as a result of lots of research as well as the experience my family and I have had with our silkie chooks (chickens).

The book was written with children and beginner chook keepers in mind.

The book was published in 1997 by Bellsouth and is still selling.

Bendigo Magazine…my favorite stories with the mag.

Check out the web site:

Summer 2007/2008
-Feature: ‘a lifetime of memories’; interviews with several long time residents of Bendigo, Victoria on how they see their home town…as living memories of the place they know so well they are a unique source of information.

Spring 2007.
-‘My car’, an interview with a local car enthusiast.
-An interview with a Bendigo drama school teacher.

Winter 2007:
-A review of a restaurant on wheels, Bendigo restaurant tram…yum
-An interview about Continuing Education Bendigo.

Autumn 2007:
– ‘Life’s a dish.’

Summer 2006/2007:
– ‘Finding treasure’, Bendigo’s secondhand bookshops.
– ‘Langanook Wines.’ world class. award winning wines in Central Victoria.