Read Write Draw is a collation of blog posts from Australian authors and illustrators of books for children. Why? Because they do amazing work and not just in their books. I'm proud to be a friend and colleague. www.sandyfussell.com
What makes a prize-winning short story? That’s like asking how long is a piece of string. There are endless articles written on this genre – most provide very useful hints in your quest to write the genre, and most as useful as a ball of string too.
International Conference on Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia 2015 2015年 亞洲童年與視覺文本 研討會 http://ntue-conference.wix.com/visual-texts-2015 Date: November 14, 2015 (Saturday) 3:10pm- 4:20pm Venue: Zhishan Building, National Taipei University of...
Today from Baxter Street, two of my Favourite Gals, Marie Forleo and Elizabeth Gilbert, yak about creativity and fear and shit sandwiches (ha!) and writing and getting published and loads of other stuff.
Today, I have a post on mentoring, from both sides of the fence–the mentor and the mentoree–on Writer Unboxed. Here’s a short extract: Nobody writes in isolation. Writers experience mentoring in one way or the other at every stage in their careers.
Hello again! I feel like it’s been ages since I wrote an update post – but that’s okay. I’ve been keeping busy with speaking engagements and workshops in schools and events, and also with the #LoveOzYAbookclub which has been the topic of my last...
I’ve spent quite a bit of time lately writing and speaking about children’s poetry and the challenges of getting poetry in front of chidlren, especially in Australia where very little chidlden’s poetry is published.
I love seeing other people’s creative spaces. Here are 40 Inspiring workspaces of the Famously Creative so check them out. I’ve selected a few and the reasons why I love them. MARC CHAGALL – painter I love Chagall’s beautiful, dreamy work.
So here are my two quick bookplate designs. Unlike Hugo, my preliminary work was limited to one doodle in blue pencil. I then progressed straight into ‘make it up as you go along’, my strongest medium.
So, here’s some news. The film option for The Mapmaker Chronicles has been taken up by Australian production company Whoa Flamingo. What does this mean? It doesn’t mean that The Mapmaker Chronicles is coming soon to a cinema near you (unfortunately!
Lovely Sandy Fussell (@SandyFussell) shared a link online last week, showing a Poetry Path at Worthington Libraries, in Ohio. Someone may have shared on #PoetryFriday before I joined the conversation (?
Hello Everyone, I’ve just returned from an amazing trip to England, Scotland, Hong Kong and China where I visited loads of schools and had some fantastic events. We started in England where the weather was absolutely glorious.
The 52-Week Illustration Challenge is launching another milestone--our very first online art auction! Almost 30 artists have both original works and prints up for auction, with hugely reasonable start prices.
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