Helpful Sites & Organisations


SCBWI (Australia East/NZ) – Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators

Kids’ Book Review – Reviews, advice, articles

Affordable Manuscript Assessment – Children’s books assessor

Jackie Hosking – Editing service for rhyme.

Pass It On – Australian industry e-zine

Australian Writers’ Centre – Online courses

Australian Literary Agents’ Association – Submission info and blog – Writing advice from an American agent

KidLitVic – Meet the Publishers Conference

CYA Conference – Unpublished manuscript competition

Australian Society of Authors – Professional organisation

Children’s Book Council of Australia

Creative Kids Tales – Networking site for aspiring authors

Call My Agent – Writing advice from an Australian agent