Explore and master the art of kidlit creation!

girlandduck is the most exciting, innovative and supportive destination for anyone wanting to write and create BEAUTIFUL books for children—aka kidlit.

What’s different about us?

Our approach is holistic. It’s big hearted. We care for YOU.

We work hard to ensure you never feel alone because, let’s face it, writing, illustrating and creating books for children can be hard work— psychologically and emotionally!

Whether you’re an author, an illustrator or both, girlandduck can help you develop your talents, focus your energy and create in ways that will surprise and delight you.

Don’t go it alone.

Hello. I’m Jen Storer!

Beloved Children’s Book Author (23 books so far…)

Creative Writing Coach to thousands

Certified Beautiful You Life Coach

Director and Chief Inspirationalist at

I created girlandduck to help YOU write beautiful books for children, too!

Don’t waste time feeling left out, second guessing your creative calling or making rookie mistakes.

Join me here at girlandduck. Together we’ll explore and master the art of kidlit creation!


Fairies, Flowers, Cottage Diaries and Character Creation

Cottage Diaries September 2, dear reader, and here in Australia it is day two of spring! Sprrrrrrriiiiiing! Not only that, it’s also warm, sunny and windy in Rrrregional Victoria and what’s more it’s a good drying day. If you know any Irish peeps, you’ve probably heard that term before… Good drying days. Aren’t they the …