Tag Archives: writing for children

26th July 2013

Mapping out my latest novel There’s always plenty of chat in the writerly world  about whether we should plot or plan, which works best, which we prefer, or whether we do a bit of both. One of the wonderful things about any … Continue reading

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3rd July 2013

Using Pinterest as a Writing Tool Until a couple of weeks ago Pinterest was Puninterest as far as I was concerned.  Feeling swamped by social media, I have avoided it, fervently sticking to Twitter (you can follow me here) or … Continue reading

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16th May 2013

Through the keyhole ~ Writing Spaces About a year or so ago, I put together a post on writer’s spaces (this is mine by the way, also operating as a planning literacy sessions, eating lunch, marking, editing, watching ‘Pointless’ and … Continue reading

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16th March 2013

Donating books to help children A very lovely lady called Rachel has recently contacted me.  She is a mum and volunteer librarian at Ystruth Primary School in Blaina, South Wales. The school is located in a deprived area where many children … Continue reading

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27th February 2013

WORLD BOOK DAY! Oh yes, it’s that time of year again, and I LOVE IT!  World Book Day this year is on 7th March.  There are games, resources and a book review competition on their official website (see link above) and … Continue reading

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10th August 2012

Writing picture books I have been meaning to write this post for AGES!  Various people have asked me, via Twitter and sometimes when I’m out and about, where to start when writing picture books for children.  I even got asked about it … Continue reading

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