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Tag Archives: YA

Writing that first draft

This week we’ll be talking about First Drafts of Doom and Woe™ (FDoDaW™ for short) and I’m the lucky bean who gets to talk to you guys about it first. … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

FEATHERS Book Birthday Interview! Kendra Leighton Chats to Author Rose Mannering

Last week Feathers, the second book in Rose Mannering’s trilogy of YA fairytale retellings, flew onto bookshop shelves. Having read and loved Roses, the first book in the series, I jumped … Continue reading

July 5, 2016

Summer Reads

YA writer Helen Douglas shares her top reads for Summer 2016

June 10, 2016

Music To My Ears

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” Plato It’s no secret that music creates a strong emotional response in … Continue reading

February 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

I Write Thrillers – by Kat Ellis

Maybe you’re reading this over breakfast. Maybe you’re on the bus to the office, scrolling through this on your phone to pass the time. Or maybe you’re at home, on … Continue reading

February 19, 2016

Book Birthday: Kat Ellis interviews Bryony Pearce about WINDRUNNER’S DAUGHTER

This spring is definitely one to celebrate, as it brings 2 brand new books from award-winning author Bryony Pearce! Today we’re celebrating the first of those, with WINDRUNNER’S DAUGHTER releasing … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

For realz.

I talk about fourteen-year-old Non a lot. On panels, in blogs, but none of you have ever met her. Here she is/I am: You might not guess by looking at … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

JUDGED Book Birthday! Kendra Leighton Interviews Author Liz de Jager

Today, a book is released that many of us have been waiting for since 2014 — Judged, the final instalment in Liz de Jager’s The Blackhart Legacy! If you haven’t yet … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Best Christmassy Reads by Zoë Marriott

Hello, my lovelies – and Merry Christmas! No booing at the back – we’re less than two weeks away now, so take your humbugs and go. Today I’m going to … Continue reading

December 15, 2015

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