Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Ten-Minute Blog Break - 1st September

Logo by Melany Pietersen
The skies may be grey and miserable outside my window, but at least there are blogs to read! Enjoy another slice of cake and a selection of the best posts from our SCBWI-BI bloggers.

Monday, 31 August 2015

The Buzz–Interview with NA author Marnie Riches

The Buzz – An interview with Marnie Riches, author of award-winning NA fiction The Girl Who Wouldn’t Die and The Girl Who Broke the Rules. By Larisa Villar Hauser. (For an explanation of the origins of NA, see last week's Buzz!)

Sunday, 30 August 2015

Hungry for words

When the literacy campaign Read On Get On was launched this time last year, it reported that the UK was headed towards a literacy crisis where 1.5 million 11 year olds would be unable to read properly by 2025. 

Saturday, 29 August 2015

It's raining picture books and poetry!

Today we celebrate as SCBWI member, Rebecca Colby's, third picture book MOTOR GOOSE is to be published by Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan US. 

Friday, 28 August 2015

Featured Illustrator: Julia Woolf

This month's Featured artist is London based Julia Woolf. Major studio film animator, illustrator and picture book creator, Julia has a richly experienced career spanning both sides of the Atlantic. See more of Julia's work in the Featured Illustrator Gallery.

Thursday, 27 August 2015

The SCBWI British Isles 8th Annual Conference

Jonny Duddle, Sarah McIntyre and Philip Reeve to deliver keynotes at the SCBWI British Isles’ Annual Conference. Plus an exciting new ‘Industry Keynote' by David Fickling. 

The British Isles Chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators announces speakers for its 8th Annual Conference. 

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Opening Lines with Shelley Instone Literary Agency


What grabs the reader's attention? What immediately draws you in and makes you want to read on? 

Launching our fantastic new series, Shelley Instone Literary Agency offers feedback on the opening lines submitted by our brave SCBWIs.