Nov
29
And that’s a wrap!

On Saturday November 12 SCBWI Vic enjoyed a fabulous end of year meeting and wrap party to close what has been a busy, enjoyable and creative SCBWI year. We began with our usual Show and Tell session celebrating six member successes and new publications. This session is always so inspiring … Read More

Oct
19

Writing is such a solitary endeavour. Of course, we writers/illustrators/creators are no longer isolated or starving in a garret as in years or centuries past. (Forgive the aside, but is it only me who perceives ?starving in a garret? as somewhat romantic when transported to 20th century Paris? I could … Read More

Sep
07

A first kiss in a park, so many years ago… Memories are infinite and some we don’t share. Others?may?be transient or we think gone. Until a prompt restores them and they return vividly ? kindly, harshly, surprisingly, horrifyingly, romantically. Not necessarily for real or true ? after all they were … Read More

Aug
04

What a crazy, busy few weeks, but I can?t let them pass without mention of attending the fantastic SCBWI Australia NZ Conference in Sydney July 13-15th. Some of the wonderful crew from SCBWI Vic (Photograph courtesy Dimity Powell) ?What an amazing gathering of creators, publishers and industry professionals all communing … Read More

Jun
18

The thing I love about being part of SCBWI (Vic) is the support of fellow creationists who share and care and encourage each other. So standing up to speak in front of a large group?of them last Saturday to share my Varuna Fellowship experience was a real pleasure, actually fun, … Read More

Sep
26

To pitch, or not to pitch? That is the question I asked myself before the SCBWI International Conference in Sydney last weekend. Of course there?d be positives, maybe even joys, such as: Feedback on my idea/WIP Practice at presenting in public Self-promotion benefits in getting my name and face in … Read More

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