Sunday, 15 July 2018
INDUSTRY KNOWHOW All about DACS
Artist pennies running low? There's more than one way to generate a pay cheque! John Shelley explains how illustrators can cl...
PICTURE BOOK FOCUS Don't Skip the Scenes - Part 2 PACING
Natascha Biebow suggests key ways to write your picture book scenes so they have more impac t i n part two of a three-part blog...
INSIGHT Lauren Child – from lampshades to laureate
Children's Laureate Lauren Child is best known as author and illustrator of the inimitable Charlie and Lola series, Clarice Bea...
ILLUSTRATION FEATURE The Commissioning Process (Part 2)
In the concluding part of Sally Rowe 's interview with designers, Ness Wood (David Fickling Books/Orange Beak Studio) and Nghiem...
EVENTS Wonderful Words, Powerful Pictures
It’s taken me ages to call myself a writer and I am most definitely not an illustrator. But I couldn’t have been more delighted to g...
Sunday, 8 July 2018
ILLUSTRATION KNOWHOW Decorative Endpapers
Following the theme of decoration in picture books, Layn Marlow looks at the variety and skills involved in endpapers, and consider...
STATIONERY PASSIONS Claire Watts
This month, author Claire Watts shares her stationery passions with Anita Loughrey .
CELEBRATIONS July 2018
The sun is still shining! Time to pop on those shades and get creative. Don't miss out on the fun and inspiration to be found in ...
BLOG BREAK Savoury Words and Series Fiction
Nick Cross presents his fortnightly selection of must-read blogs.
FROM YOUR EDITOR Legacy Children's Literature
Words & Pictures Editor, Claire Watts , has been thinking about the children's books we choose to pass on to our children.
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