Friday, 31 October 2014

Visual Storytelling in Picture Books

© Chloe Yelland
Understanding the importance of narrative in picture books is a key part of development for writers and illustrators. Today, student Chloe Yelland offers her personal perspective on the way pictures and text work together to create stories. 

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Marie Basting, Our New Networks Coordinator!

Marie Basting
@riewriting


SCBWI British Isles has a new Networks Coordinator!
The British Isles chapter is currently divided into ten area networks and SCBWI writer, Marie Basting has stepped up to coordinate SCBWIs from the south west of England to the south east of Scotland!

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Agent Confidential: Erzsi Deak

Erzsi and her book Pumpkin Time!
Name: Erzsi Deak

AKA: Chick Hen

Agency: Hen&ink Literary Studio

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Ten-Minute Blog Break - 28th October

Attribution is an interesting subject in publishing. The writer is often credited as the sole creative force, but what about all the editors and designers behind the scenes? And what if the book is illustrated as well?

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Of what stories are you made?

If you're lucky you'll have a deep seam of stories running through your core. Rich and resonating. Characters that carried you off, worlds that swallowed you up, and pictures forever imprinted in your memory stores.

I only have to think of the Bad Baby, and I'm there riding on the back of the elephant, going rumpeta rumpeta rumpeta all down the road.

Saturday, 25 October 2014