The Book Links Mentorship 2019
The Book Links Mentorship is open to all member of Book Links residing in Australia.
Applicants are invited to submit a synopsis and the first two chapters or first 6000 words of a work of fiction for either junior or YA readers, or two picture book manuscripts.
In 2019 Book Links offered for the first time a mentorship to Book Links members.
The Mentorship was won by Debbie Kahl with her story ‘Gaijin Girl’.
At the opening of StoryArts Brisbane Conference, Robyn Sheahan-Bright, mentor, congratulated the shortlisted entrants and commented that writers were to be congratulated for entering and producing such a high standard.
The shortlisted entries were:
- Joanna Barrett (Nom de Plume: Joanna Talber) The Siege of Loechen Castle
- Robyn Emerson (writing as Robyn Bornhorst) Time Squad
- Jacqui Halpin Black Jack Turner and the Stockman’s Ghost
- Debbie Kahl Gaijin Girl
Response from the winner.