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There is an abundance of myths about writers. Some have a grain of truth and others are wildly off base, but all have a big impact on how we put pen to paper. Let’s bust the most common misconceptions we see and get to the bottom of what makes a writer a writer! Myth #1 You have to be published...
We get a lot of questions about writing, but one that appears time and time again is ‘how can we encourage young writers?’. Keep reading to discover how you can help any young writers (or old) to fall in love with writing again!
Food for Thought; Helpful Hints for Writing about Thanksgiving!The new year is fast approaching, and you may already be itching to get that tree up. But, there’s still one day of celebration we can’t forget about; Thanksgiving! Just like Bonfire Night, Thanksgiving is a celebration unique to a few...
With autumn nights drawing in closer, a certain spooktacular celebration is right around the corner… This Halloween, discover plenty of treats with a little hint of trickery as you sink your teeth into these sweet reads!
In the United Kingdom, the 5th of November marks Bonfire. It’s a uniquely British celebration full of fireside smells, delicious cinder toffee, an autumnal nip in the air and spectacular firework displays up and down the land.
There’s something special about witches. With their trusty familiars, pointy hats and capacity for amazing feats, they are certainly fun to write and just as much fun to read! Let us put a spell on you as we count down our top 10 children’s stories about witches!
A story can have an amazing cast of characters or fantastic plot, but it still falls apart because the structure isn’t there. Read on to find out how you can structure your children’s fiction like a pro.