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Author Questionaires

Author Questionnaires - Australian Authors and their comments on Writer's block, this is a downloadable pdf.

Do you get `Writer’s Block?’  What do you do about it?

All writers have times when for one reason or another they don’t feel like writing. Occasionally, this happens to me.  My response is to `go with the flow’. Moya Simons.

 

Writer's Block - Cube on Inspiration - Download the cube or a blank version of the cube

 

Check out the Writer's Block page on Virtual Teacher

 

How Writer's Write Now downloadable PDF - The Brief, Style, Skeleton, Writing preflight and Layout. Definitely not a Text Type.

 

Love 2 Read

Great site - What's Happening, National Reading Hour, Book Council Selection, The Search for Australia's Favourite Librarian, Writers' in Residence, Free readings and apps.

 

Children's Book Council

This is the official web site of the Children's Book Council of Australia. Here you will find the shortlist and winners announced almost at the same time as the official announcement. See it here first!!

The CBC short listed books are at this site and also for previous years

 

Write Around

Enter the competition - general lists site with some interesting options.

 

SELECTION OF AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN'S AUTHORS

Most authors have their own websites, with extra info, sometimes advice for young writers and also the opportunity to email them. You can also book them for school visits.

 

Sonya Hartnett, Steven Herrick, Libby Gleeson, Goeffrey McSkimming, Dyan Blacklock, Morris Gleitzman, James Moloney, Tohby Riddle, Moya Simmons, David Luckett,

Markus Zusak, Janeen Brian, Ursula Dubosarsky, Ron BrooksAlison Lester,
James Moloney, Errol Broom, Andy Griffiths, Mem Fox, Margaret Clarke,

Jackie French Site contains some great tips for writers.

 

        

    Morris Gleitzman            Moya Simmons              David Luckett               James Moloney

 

INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S LIT LINKS

 

Lemony Snicket - I love these books

 

Seussville - fantastic site for everyone - try using this with older students as well- use the language patterns as templates for their rhymes and stories

 

J. K. Rowling Harry Potter of course, Judy BlumeEric Carle, Dave Pilkey, Ezra Jack Keats

Elizabeth Partridge, Roald Dahl

 

Dinotopia is a most interesting site.

 

Who are your favourites?  have you found any fabulous sites? Send them in and I will add them to the list.

 

© Cathy Brown 1998 - 2016