Queenstown Writers Festival Presents: Lily Max and Blogging
Queenstown writer, Jane Bloomfield talks to Chris Fitzpatrick about writing children’s fiction and the road to publishing her Lily Max series. Hear how Jane’s childhood influenced the creation of her feisty, fictional heroine, and the quirky characters in her novels.
Jane Bloomfield is the author of the Lily Max children’s trilogy, published by Luncheon Sausage Books. Lily Max: Satin, Scissors, Frock #1 was a finalist in the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults and received a Storylines Notable Book Award. Lily Max: Slope, Style, Fashion #2 was listed in Woman’s Day Top Ten Reads 2016. Lily Max: Sun, Surf, Action #3 received a Creative New Zealand grant. Jane’s writing can also be found online at The Spinoff and The Sapling, and in her entertaining column-style blog, Jane Bloomfield: truth is stranger than fiction.