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Apr 28, 2023

Today’s guests are 3 aspiring authors who have just signed their very first book contracts. They tell us what it’s like working with a publishing team for the first time. They share what they’ve learned about the process, and what their expectations are when their books hit the world. 

Tracey Dembo,...

Apr 23, 2023

Caz Goodwin is an award-winning author of picture books, short stories, poetry, and junior fiction for children. And has been published internationally.

She heads the Society of Children’s book writers and illustrators (scbwi) in Victoria and is on the Young Australian Best Book Awards (yabba).

She’s popped in today...

Apr 20, 2023

Today’s topic is creating space for diverse books in the market. And, we’re focussing on cultural diversity.  We’re going to hear two sides of publishing spectrum. We’ll hear from the authors of two amazing books about to hit our shelves, and the publishing staff who have signed on to work with these books. 

Apr 18, 2023

Lian Tanner has been dynamited while scuba diving, arrested while busking. Spent a week in the jungles of Papua New Guinea hunting for a Japanese soldier left over from the Second World War. She’s a real wild child. And a menace to society. But lucky for us, she is one of this country’s finest and best-selling...

Apr 11, 2023

Janeen Brian and Cherie Dignam are the author and illustrator of a new and wonderful book titled, The Fixit Princess.

They’ve both popped in today to share their process for working on their new book, how it came to be, and even offer up a few tips.  

Plus, have you ever been rejected? Felt like giving up? That...