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!
Writing conferences are important events on many a writer’s calendar. Editor assessments — a key highlight of writing conferences — often sell like hotcakes! Once you have your booking(s), how do you get the most out of your meeting with
Michaela Daphne is an Australian Young Adult author of the Hidden Grove series, publishing Purlieu in 2018 and Verja in 2020. She’s spent over ten years volunteering and working with high-schoolers and young adults in Australia and Singapore, and her
Picture books are a special and unique genre. A successful picture book will usually incorporate tried and tested rules. One of these rules is the rule of three. Why three? Three is aesthetically pleasing to humans. Think design strategies. Dividing a
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
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
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
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