I write books for children and young adults. Sometimes I write short stories for grown-ups.
KidLitVic – Meet the Publishers is an opportunity for new, emerging and experienced writers and illustrators to meet and hear from industry professionals on writing, illustrating and publishing children’s and YA books in the current Australian market.
The one day conference combines expert panel discussions, one-to-one assessments with publishers, illustrator portfolio showcase, pitches and masterclasses that will build and enhance your creative career.
Danielle will be doing her talk ‘Books of our Own Backyard’ at this conference, where the theme is Gather Everybody!
Kill Your Darlings is delighted to launch the 2019 Mentors Program, a unique, comprehensive and structured editorial mentorship program designed to support early-career writers in the development of a long-form work of fiction or non-fiction.
Writers across Australia can now apply to work with Benjamin Law, Bri Lee, Danielle Binks or Rebecca Starford over a six-month period. A mentorship consists of close reading and reporting on your work in progress (10-12,000 words at a time, totalling up to 60,000 words), along with five consultations over Skype, phone or in-person over the six-month period.
What is adventure for young readers exposed and potentially inured to global events and crises? What is adventure these days? Three authors: Nova Weetman, Rob Newtown and Lili Wilkinson are compelled to pay this heed discuss with author and blogger Danielle Binks about the impact on authors who write for younger readers with access to so much content.
CYA Conference – 6 & 7 July 2019 – is the place that brings together learning the craft of writing, illustrating, publishing and beyond.
This conference is a professional development weekend for new and established writers consisting of master classes and workshops conducted by published writers, illustrators (Saturday only) and industry professionals.