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Tag Archives: Emma Carroll

Group post – our favourite inspirational quotes

Welcome to our first group post of 2015! Today, we’re sharing our favourite inspirational quotes about writing.   Janet Edwards   This one is for every hopeful author faced with a dreaded … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Writing (almost) Full Time by Emma Carroll

Since dropping more teaching hours this academic year, I’m now writing almost full time. I say ‘almost’, because I still teach one day a week in school, and that one … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

An Author’s Little Helpers by Emma Carroll

Each time I start a new writing project, I have a ritual: Buy a new notebook. Buy 3 V Ball Pilot pens in 3 different colours. It has to be … Continue reading

December 16, 2014

Emma Carroll: My Writing Mascots

Not so long ago I watched a youtube clip of Dawn O’Porter giving her top tips for would-be writers. GET A DOG! She said. Being the owner of not one … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Book Birthday Interview: THE GIRL WHO WALKED ON AIR by Emma Carroll

I loved Emma Carroll’s debut, the spine-chillingly spooky and deliciously snowy, FROST HOLLOW HALL, so I was delighted to interview her about her latest book THE GIRL WHO WALKED ON … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Emma Carroll: The Thing About Writing Courses…

As a teacher by trade, I know that writing doesn’t come easy to everyone. When I was at school, I had an amazing English teacher. She didn’t exactly teach me … Continue reading

February 3, 2014

A Writer’s Best Friend

Writing’s a pretty solitary business. Personally, I rather like this side of it. As a child, I’d play imaginary horses for hours by myself (can’t think why…), whereas my brother … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

BOOK BIRTHDAY interview – Emma Carroll debut author of Frost Hollow Hall

The gates to Frost Hollow Hall loomed before us. They were great tall things, the ironwork all twisted leaves and queer-looking flowers. And they were very definitely shut. Frost Hollow … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · 5 Comments

Meet the Allsorts (5): New Batch!

Today is an exciting day because we have a shiny new batch of Allsorts! Please give a warm welcome to… Ged Adamson Website|Facebook|Twitter Ged Adamson is a children’s writer and … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · 3 Comments