In The Lost Stone of SkyCity, HM Waugh’s brave heroine Sunaya faces five Dragon Tests to prove she is a worthy guardian of the princess of the Ice-People. Here, Waugh explains how her own learning led her to create these tests from skills that all children need to succeed.
When it comes to creativity, often the best inspiration can be found in the world around us; in nature and humanity and the wonders of space. Both literature and science can help us understand who we are and where we fit in, and when the two are combined, well, that’s where magic can happen.
It seems like only yesterday we were congratulating Holden Sheppard for winning the 2018 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award. Now we’ve already had to reprint his wonderful debut novel Invisible Boys after stock flew off the shelves in the first week of release.
Editor Armelle Davies has been working at Fremantle Press for almost two years now. Here, she walks us through what her job entails on a day-to-day basis, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at working for a book publisher.
Josephine Taylor is the latest writer from the Four Centres Emerging Writers Program to receive a publishing contract with Fremantle Press. In this post, she details how it helped her on the path to publication.