I admire those talented author/illustrators, those high-achievers of children's books with dual creative minds - like Shaun Tan, Gabrielle Wang, Sally Rippin, Narelle Oliver, Kerry Argent and Pamela Allen (and heaps more). I'm so jealous! How do they split their time between both activities, especially … Continue reading How do they do it?… author/illustrators – dual lives. ‘Fire’ – the first Element Door
Book launches are the best fun! After months, and sometimes years of writing, re-writing, editing and refining your story, there it is with its beautiful cover on the bookshop shelf. That's when around 60 of your friends and family gather to help you celebrate too! … Continue reading A red-hot chilli evening!
To celebrate tomorrow's launch of my new book, Charlie and the Red Hot Chilli Pepper I'm posting a recent interview about the writing of this book. The interviewer was Aussie author, Janeen Brian. Hello and a big, red hot welcome to my dear writing friend … Continue reading Launching Charlie…the Red Hot Questions
The Book Chook blog posted a book review of Princess Clown today - very comprehensive. The Book Chook is an Australian site of book reviews, tips for parents and more from an Australian writer, Susan Stephenson who is passionate about children's literacy and literature.
Someone said an intriguing thing the other day and it set me thinking. 'Why don't you write for adults, Sheryl?' 'I prefer to write for kids.' 'Oh, well, I guess writing for children is much easier.' Okay, so how would you respond in that situation … Continue reading writing for children -v- writing for adults