I’m super thrilled and excited to announce that I’ll be publishing my first children’s book with US publisher, Zoozil!
For anyone who knows me, this is a dream come true!!! It’s been a long time for me trying to find a publisher who focuses on historical fiction for children, and I’ve hit the jackpot!
Zoozil’s books let’s young readers go back in history to direct the characters, explore new perspectives and even change the ending! Zoozil promotes history, and advocates for literacy skills in children and they can achieve this while getting lost in a story. As a Zoozil author, we pass over our control and give it back to our readers by offering them different pathways to choose from with our characters to go on different journeys. More information on their website: http://www.zoozil.com/
My children’s book is obviously set in Ancient Greece! My favourite historical period to write about, and what I’m known for with my first ever publication, Helike. I’ve been writing historical short stories for a long time, and have four historical short stories published at Macquarie University’s English Department’s e-journal, The Quarry. You can check out my historical short stories here:
There is more information to come soon about my Zoozil book. So please watch this space. I’m so thankful and humbled that I’ve been given the opportunity to help children find their favourite story and connect with reading.
A huge thank you to Joseph Heinzen (President & Founder of Zoozil) and Eric Raue (Zoozil Board Member) for giving me this opportunity.
And a shout out as well to Dr Jane Messer for being a wonderful mentor throughout my time at Macquarie University, to Dr Victoria Flanagan for getting me in contact with my publisher, and to my manuscript supervisor during my MA degree, Elizabeth Claire Alberts! You have all been an instrumental part in my writing career and success.
Lastly, a huge thank you to Mum and Dad for supporting me and my writing dream! I love you both!
Again, more information to come soon about my book! But in the meantime, I have a special holiday gift for you! @Zoozil has redefined the way kids get to explore the world by putting them in control of the story. This is a great opportunity for you to read a book from my publisher for 50% off! #IChangedTheStory #ChangeTheStory #Zoozil