Events & Author Appearances

16th July 2020 – Take Flight 2020

Demystifying children’s publishing: An author’s perspective with Chitra Soundar

In this talk, Chitra Soundar will introduce you the ages and stages of children’s publishing, explain how a book is commissioned and what happens after and the roles of sales, marketing, publicity and distribution. In addition Chitra will touch upon the basics of advances, royalties and other contractual terms that writers should know about. Find out more here.

11th July 2020 – 2pm to 4 pm – Writing Picture Books

I’ll be at the Virtual Writers’ Weekend teaching picture book writing. Find out more here.

27th May 2020 2 pm

Chitra is teaching a Writing Picture Books for Beginners course at Live Art Local on 27th May 2020. It’s an online course on zoom for an hour – with introduction to writing picture books with short workshop exercises.

Find out more and register here.