Part 1: Suzanne O’Sullivan, Publisher for Lothian Children’s Books, Hachette Australia will critique the winning entry.
Part 2: Winner of:
Section 1 – Writing (all writing combined into one section) and
Section 2 – illustrations
will have a face-to-face/electronic communication (e.g. Skype) consultation for 15 minutes, at the CYA Conference on 1st July 2017 with the competition final judge who is attending/electronically communicating with the conference.
The winning entries and short-listed finalist will be considered by a publisher of children’s books, with no guarantee of publication. Author/Illustrator retains copyright.
$38.30 PayPal/credit card only. No cash or cheques.
Section 1: Writing:
- Up to 50 pages max -12 500 words (judged) and 1 page synopsis, (unjudged). OR
- Picture Book Texts: Up to 3 picture book texts can be entered together as ONE entry. (No synopsis necessary for picture books)
Section 2: Illustrating:
- Full DRAFT storyboard/layout/mock-up and two completed pictures from that same layout/mock-up.