I began doing mosaics in the late nineties. From the moment I tentatively finished my first bowl using recycled materials, making mosaics felt right. Tactile, imperfect, full of texture and colour.

Janeen Brian’s Mosaics

Here are some of my favourite websites, and ones which you might find useful for more information about writing, books or publishing.

Ekidnas: South Australian published children’s writers & illustrators

South Australian Writers’ Centre

ACT Writers’ Centre

Victorian Writers’ Centre

NSW Writers’ Centre

Tasmanian Writers’ Centre

Queensland Writers’ Centre

Northern Territory Writers’ Centre

WA Writers’ Centre

Australian Society of Authors

May Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust

The South Australian Premier’s Reading Challenge

Books in Homes

The Little Big Book Club

Jacinta di Mase Literary Agent

Carole Carroll Booking Agent

Pass it On children’s literature newsletter

Buzz Words children’s literary newsletter

Wurrawhy television program for pre-schoolers

Playschool television program for pre-schoolers

The School Magazine

Dee White’s Blog

The Book Chook Blog

Create-a-Kids’-Book courses on writing for children

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (Australian/NZ Chapter)

Affordable Assessments

Speech Pathology Awards

Haydn Radford Weekend Notes

Creative Kids Tales

Children’s Authors and Illustrators