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Author Archives: sheenawriter68

Guess Who’s Coming To Tea?

Have other people grown out of playing games like, Which Chalet School character would you like to be friends with? and Which Flambards man did you have the biggest crush … Continue reading

March 29, 2017

The Dog Doesn’t Trust Him So He Must Be Bad by Sheena Wilkinson

  It was OK for Enid Blyton. She did a good line in out-and-out baddies, of course, and also in Bad Girls who could Make Good – Daphne and – … Continue reading

March 20, 2017

Eve Ainsworth — book birthday interview: DAMAGE

I’ve followed Eve Ainworth’s career with respect and enjoyment since the publication of her debut Seven Days. Eve writes frankly and sensitively for a young teen audience, and when the … Continue reading

March 2, 2017

My Desert Island Books

Every Sunday I listen to Desert Island Discs on Radio 4 and, like many writers I’m sure, indulge myself in the fantasy that I might one day be eminent enough … Continue reading

February 13, 2017

Why do you write about…?

Things I wish people would ask me about my books Once on a school visit in Germany, a boy asked me, ‘Why do you write about such perverted things?’   … Continue reading

November 28, 2016

On not writing in PJs

  When it comes to mental well-being, I’m really boring. What keep me sane and healthy are regular working hours, daily walks, and wholesome leisure activities – playing the guitar, … Continue reading

November 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

My Favourite Song

My favourite song is the song I’m learning right now. My favourite song is an old folk ballad with seventeen verses. Everyone dies. It’s an early Taylor Swift country-pop song … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Realism and Romance: my favourite fictional school

A benign community of women and girls, which has existed peacefully for some years, is threatened when the country is annexed by a neighbouring fascist state. The girls incur the … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

View From A Desk

The first thing you should know is, don’t believe a word she tells you. She’ll say she likes to be at her desk at nine – and maybe she likes … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · 6 Comments

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