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Writing Advice: Nette Hilton on Picture Books and Junior Fiction

Occasionally I'll attend a writing workshop or seminar that is so absorbing or entertaining, I completely neglect to record it visually. Nette Hilton's weekend workshop on Picture Books and Junior Fiction hosted by Book Links QLD and its children's writing arm, Write Links, was both these things and more.

Nette Hilton, fellow poultry enthusiast and lover of storytelling, is a proflic writer of children's fiction; many of her award winning works deemed as classics in children's literature such as, A Proper Little Lady and The Web - both favourites in this house. More recent titles include the popular, Smallest Bilby Easters picture book seriesand the hilariousFirst Adventures of Princess Peony. *

A former teacher, Nette has worked with some of the most notable illustrators and publishing houses in Australia but by her own admission was a complete novice when it came to the world of publishing and storytelling. She only knew she enjoyed sharing and telling stories. H…