March Meeting – Creative Wisdom
What do you get when you cram a bunch of children’s book creators into a zoom meeting? A few collective nouns suggested at tripfiction include a chattering of authors, a draft of authors and an imagination of authors. However, when writers and
Peter Carnavas – The In-between of Writing – the difficult yet fulfilling art of writing children’s novels.
Australian author, Peter Carnavas, joined the Write Links team to present this workshop. Peter is author of books such as The Elephant and My Brother Ben among other Australian favourites. He opened with one of his favourite author’s writing tips: Kurt Vonnegut
Write Links Meets in Person – At Mount Cootha Botanic Gardens!
After such a long time meeting only in the digital ether, our group members were reunited on Saturday, 26th of June, in the Botanic Gardens Café. Our coordinator Yvonne Mes did a fabulous job as usual as she led us
5 Ways to Use Repetition in Picture Books
Repetition is when a writer repeats a word, phrase, or sentence in their work. The primary function of repetition is to emphasise. It also helps to add rhythm and lyricism to your stories. It adds engaging musicality that makes your story—well—sing!
Ask a Teacher Librarian with Mel Kroeger
Write Links members had the privilege of gaining insight into a Teacher Librarian’s (TL) role during the April 2021 meeting. Yvonne Mes’ interview with Mel Kroeger was insightful and informative. Mel generously answered a variety of questions from the Write
Poetry Verses Prose Workshop with Kathryn Apel by KR Clarry
One stormy Sunday afternoon, eager writers trudged into the Queensland State Library to exercise their minds and be brightened up by the art of words. On Sunday 16th June 2019, Kathryn Apel shared her insights into "Poetry
5 Tips for a Successful Book Launch by Jenny Woolsey
This weekend I held the book launch of my latest two children’s novels, Daniel Barker By Power or Blight, and, Amy and Phoenix.I have planned and implemented a few book launches with my five titles. I find a book
Library For All
Library For All is an Australian not for profit. We’ve developed and launched a globally available free digital library to provide books to communities where history, poverty or remoteness are everyday barriers to accessing knowledge. Our library serves a unique,
Write Links authors share their Library For All stories
Annaleise ByrdI attended the 'Write a Picture Book for Charity' workshop with Library for All and Michelle Worthington in March 2019. Participants were given fantastic writing advice and prompts, and by the end of the day I had written
Writing a Short Story Competition Entry – A Judge’s Perspective
Write Links’ first Professional Development session for 2020 got off to a sizzling start and was kept short and sweet, keeping with the stamina of the short story. Mia Macrossan shared sensational take home tips for writing the short story