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Tag Archives: Janet Edwards

Janet Edwards: The Longest Goodbye!

It was November 2009. An angry girl called Jarra had just stomped her way into my head and ordered me to write her story. She lived in the twenty-eighth century, … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Janet Edwards: Killing Your Darlings!

Authors often tweet or post about the number of words they’ve written in a day, or how they’ve finished the first draft of a book. There’s far less mention of … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · 3 Comments

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

Janet Edwards: The People You Meet On The Road

Every author has a lot of people to thank for helping them on their way to publication. Dazzlingly brilliant authors who inspired them. Family and friends who supported them. Teachers, … Continue reading

December 10, 2014

Honey, I Shrunk the Book! by Janet Edwards

When I was reading books as a child, I had this idea that authors just sat down, wrote them from beginning to end, and never touched them again. All books, … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · 5 Comments

I Am Not a Number by Janet Edwards

There’s a classic TV series called ‘The Prisoner’. People in it are known by numbers, and the lead character famously says ‘I am not a number, I am a free … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

Janet Edwards: Diversity 2789

I love meerkats, I really do. I can spend hours watching them at the zoo, I have a meerkat calendar on my wall, and I think a baby meerkat is … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Janet Edwards: Breaking the Wall

‘Does Your Narrator Know That Someone is Reading Their Story?’ The concept of the fourth wall originally came from the theatre. It’s an imaginary wall at the front of the … Continue reading

November 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Happy Book Birthday to Janet Edwards and EARTH STAR! CJ Flood interviews Janet Edwards

I’m very excited to be interviewing Janet Edwards today, on the release of her second novel, Earth Star, the dazzling follow up to last year’s debut, Earth Girl. I was … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · 10 Comments

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