Lilly is the princess of a tiny pocket-sized kingdom called Mirryam. She leads a free and happy life with her father, King Donathan, his short-sighted advisor, Col, and the stableboy, Jedket. Now... More > neighbouring dukedom Bellover has a brand new duke, who has been going through some musty papers. Duke Bezzal has learned something very interesting, but what will it mean for Mirryam and her people?
Cover art by Samantha Trent< Less
Picture book texts have a reputation for being difficult to write - and to sell. There's no sure way to write the perfect text, but avoiding the ten classic mistakes is
a good start. In this... More > practical guide Sally Odgers of Affordable Manuscript Assessments tells you how.< Less
Twenty tips and unwritten rules to help you get your manuscript published - and maybe to explain why you've been unsuccessful so far. These tips and hints have been gathered during 30+ years of... More > experience in the professional writing and manuscript assessment field. This edition has been updated because... well, because the unwritten rules evolve.< Less
Twenty tips and unwritten rules to help you get your manuscript published - and maybe to explain why you've been unsuccessful so far. These tips and hints have been gathered during 30+ years of... More > experience in the professional writing and manuscript assessment field. 20 Top Tips was originally published in 2007. This new revised edition is expanded and updated.< Less
Moon Selene is a fantasy story written and formatted as a 32 page picture story book. Just two things are missing - the illustrations and the illustrator's name.
This could be YOU!
If you'd like... More > to try your hand at illustrating a fantasy, using pencil, crayon, paint or pen and ink or even charcoal, here is your chance. "Moon Selene", written by Sally Odgers and illustrated by you, would be a unique piece of work, a one-of-a-kind. This could be the chance you've been waiting for.
The interpretation of the story and the style and format of the illustrations is up to you. In brief, the plot tells of young Selene, who lives with her mother, a weaver, in the forest. Selene loves to wander the forest, but many of the creatures that live there fear her. Her mother lets her roam free, with just one prohibition... Selene must never be out in the moonlight. And then one day Selene hears the howl of a wolf, and learns what the moon means to her, and why she and her mother have always lived such isolated lives.< Less
It is 2027, and Glen Steele is struggling with a family tradition that boys of his family are men at 17. Glen borrows his sister's car and takes off on the Outback Highway, but his road trip soon... More > turns into something stranger than anyone could have imagined.< Less
Flip Chase is used to her brother's friend, Duncan Plotznik. He arrives, vanishes into the shed, and guts a few computers on a regular basis. When Duncan invites her on an outing, she is quite... More > nonplussed. It's not a date... is it? But then the ducktators enter the scene and Flip is too busy to think about anything else.< Less