Child Writes Competition - More Information
We will pair the winning writer with the winning illustrator, to produce a book, which may be published and distributed directly by Boogie Books as a hard copy publication, and as an eBook with Amazon. Royalties will be paid to the author and illustrator, for ebook sales that are generated.
The Child Writes competition is open to all Australian primary-school aged child writers and illustrators.
This year's amazing guest judges will be looking for originality, creativity and character, as well as adherence to punctuation and grammatical guidelines for authors and artistic skills for illustrators.
Child writers will need to submit a story suitable for a children’s picture book, no longer than 800 words. Submissions in WORD DOCUMENT, 12pt Calibri font, NO borders or embellishments necessary.
Child illustrators will need to submit a variety of three full colour A4 sample illustrations, showcasing different characters and settings.
THE COMPETITION WILL CLOSE AS SOON AS THE 500th ENTRY IS RECEIVED. Regular updates about the number of entries will be made via www.facebook.com/ChildWrites. The will be the same platform for announcing a SHORT LIST and the winners will contacted directly by either telephone or email and an announcement by general email and Facebook!
Please note... If you are having difficulty with this form, simply email our team requesting an invoice and we will ask you to forward the submission by reply email. This is supposed to be a fabulous experience without any angst! firstname.lastname@example.org