Brad from Energy Groove chats to Samantha Woods (Sami Sparrow’s Emporium of Colour and Delight), & Kylie Westaway (Whale In A Bath) to gain insight into what it is like to write for children, how the collaborative process between designer/illustrator & writer works, & how music influences the creative process!
02:30 Whale in a Bath
04:45 Sami Sparrow’s Emporium of Colour and Delight
09:00 Illustrating Process
18:15 Sam as an author, illustrator and publisher
22:45 How to get a start in the publishing industry?
25:35 What should authors need to know about copyright when they go into an acquisition meeting?
29:52 How has music influenced your work?
34:40 What are your thoughts on fair use and reduction of copyright years?
39:24 Is the value of art changing?
42:50 What do you think of the Productivity Commission’s understanding of commercial viability?
48:40 What is the incentive for the change in copyright laws?
54:00 Should people be better educated about copyright laws?