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Writing from the Heart

Joy Cowley’s Writing from the Heart: How to Write for Children is back in print.

This book offers wise and invaluable advice for all writers wanting to publish books for children and young adults.

New Zealand’s celebrated children’s author Joy Cowley distils 40+ years’ experience as an author in her book Writing from the Heart.

Writing from the Heart is essential reading for practising or intending children’s writers. Joy’s warmly written content covers plot development, discipline, dialogue, humour, presentation and editing, with chapters on the special genres of early readers, fiction for children and teenagers, poetry and plays.

The cartoon-style illustrations are by the well-known Auckland artist Fraser Williamson.

Writing From The Heart is published by the Storylines Children’s Literature Charitable Trust as a fund-raising venture. All proceeds go to assist Storylines in its work to promote New Zealand children’s books and literature and support New Zealand children’s writers and Illustrators. 

Joy Cowley is internationally recognised for her more than 800 early readers, along with novels and poetry for children, and her work for more than three decades as a teacher of creative writing for children in more than ten countries. She has won many awards and also critical acclaim for her adult novels and short stories.

$30 Storylines Members
$35 Non-Members and RRP
Postage Costs: $10.00 for within NZ, we would discuss additional postage costs with you for other countries once purchased. 

We are pleased to offer the book version of Joy Cowley's Writing from the Heart.

Purchase Writing From The Heart by Joy Cowley

Joy Cowley ONZ has established an international reputation as a writer for children. In this simply written, yet profoundly insightful manual, Joy distills her many years of experience for the benefit of anyone engaging in writing for young people.

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