Second Round Offers Announced

Have you all recovered from Monday night's frenzy?
Are you ready to do it all again?
Well, we have a NEWS FLASH!!

On MONDAY 19th FEBRUARY at 8PM (AEDT), we are releasing SECOND ROUND OFFERS. This time it is OPEN SLATHER.

This means you can book as many ASSESSMENTS as you want and up to 3 WORKSHOPS if you wish.  

These are the RULES- *You CANNOT book a second Assessment or Workshop/Masterclass UNTIL 8PM (AEDT) on MONDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2018.

Your second booking will be refunded if purchased prior to the Second Round officially opening.
*Here at KidLitVic, we like to be fair and want to give others enough opportunity to purchase their first Assessment and Workshop. However, after Monday 19th Feb at 8pm, go for your life! It's #openslather


Getting your head around... genres, manuscripts and word lengths

The Picture Book...or otherwise known as a PB usually targets children ages 2-4 and 4-7 years old and is under 500 words in length. A PB for children ages 7-9 could be up to 1000 words in length.

The Chapter Book (can be a series) can target children ages 6–9 ( Young readers: 800 to 1200 words) or age: 7–10 years can range from 5000 to 25,000 words.

Middle-grade fiction (or MG) is defined as fiction featuring pre-teen characters in situations of interest to 8-12 year olds. Middle Grade novels are usually between 30,000 and 50,000 words long.

Young Adult or YA fiction features teen protagonists in situations of interest to teen readers (12 or 13years and older). YA novels are usually between 50,000 and 90,000 words long.


How to prepare for author and illustrator assessments?

We know that preparing your work for assessments can be daunting but the KidLitVic team are here to help you through all that. These short videos will give you some tips on what you can do to prepare for your author or illustrator assessment or illustrator show case.