Day: October 25, 2021

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Australian Writers' Centre Team

Jacinta Froud: From teacher to published children’s author

Courses taken at AWC:
Writing Picture Books
Writing Picture Books Masterclass
Writing Chapter Books for 6-9 year olds

When Jacinta Froud came across the Writing Picture Books course at AWC, she jumped at the chance to learn the practical storytelling skills for children’s fiction.

“I loved the fact that it was online, self-paced and that I could complete the course around my family commitments,” Jacinta says. “I made connections with the lovely writing community and more recently I secured a publishing deal with the amazing Larrikin House.”

Jacinta’s debut picture book Jingle Belly will be published by Larrikin House in November 2021, with illustrations by Gabriella Petruso.

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Australian Writers' Centre Team

COMP CLOSED: WIN ‘Blood Trail’ by Tony Park

Evil is at play in a South African game reserve… This week’s book giveaway is Blood Trail by Australian author Tony Park. Tony is the author of almost 20 African novels and this latest one promises another thrilling adventure. We have three copies to be won – here’s a quick

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