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Book Birthday Interview – Emma Pass talks to Elli Woollard about The Just So Stories.

Today, Elli Woollard’s retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Just So Stories is published, with gorgeous illustrations by Marta Altés. Happy book birthday, Elli and Marta! Here’s the blurb: Delightfully … Continue reading

October 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Book Birthday Interview: Emma Pass talks to Rhian Ivory about HOPE

Today, Rhian Ivory’s second novel for Firefly Press, HOPE, is published, and I’m very excited to be chatting to her about it! Here’s the blurb:    The summer between school … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

School Visits by Emma Carroll

The second best part of being an author, for me, is doing school visits. I absolutely love them. So much so I’m often more excited than the kids (embarrassing but … Continue reading

July 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

My TBR Pile by Sarah Baker

My TBR pile doesn’t get any shorter. I do read the books, but I keep adding new ones too, so it always seems to stand around fourteen books high. They’re … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

3D Mapping for our Stories by Bea Davenport

When I first saw the suggested blog post idea of using maps in fiction writing, my initial thought was that I wasn’t the one to write it. After all, I … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mapping Interactive Fiction by M.A. Griffin

I’m making a map with my 6-year old daughter at the moment. I should say re-making; it’s the same map I made back when I was twelve or thirteen and … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Writing Distractions by Elli Woollard

Sit down to write. (Check your reviews) Sit down to write. (Buy some new shoes) Sit down to write. (Empty your spam) Sit down to write. (Eat bread and jam) … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

What To Do When You’re Stuck – Practical Tips for Writers by Rachel Ward

Beginnings are exciting. Endings are a blessed relief sometimes accompanied by a sense of accomplishment. But in between there is … the soggy middle. You stare at the screen. You … Continue reading

June 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Warming up your writing muscles by Emma Pass

I always say to people that writing is like taking part in a sporting event. Before you start, you need to warm up your muscles – your writing muscles, that … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

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