One exciting development this month was the arrival of proofs for Beyond Our Garden Gate. I was thrilled to see the beautiful final illustrations produced by Irene King for my story. Wild Eyed Press have four new books that are due to be released in their 2016 catalogue. The proofs allow them to make final minor changes to the color and text before their print run.
As part of Library and Information week, the Albany Public library hosted its inaugural local writer’s forum. I was lucky enough to be invited along as a guest speaker. Being at the start of my writing journey, I focused on the networks and organisations I’ve found particularly helpful since deciding to pursue a career in writing for children. These included: The Society of Children’s Book