It’s been five years since my first blog post was published all the way back in June 2016. Since then I’ve blogged monthly and never missed a month. Some have been carefully thought through pieces, like my bit of reportage on a series of mysterious deaths in Finland, and some have been thrown together on […]
In a Twitter DM interview, award winning kidslit author SF Said talks about the frustrations and joys of writing slowly.
Sarah Webb, award-winning author, educator, event curator and so much more does a DM chat on how she manages to do it all and why she champions children’s fiction!
Every time I finish a first draft of a novel I get into a fight with my wife…
Emma Cahill, Irish author and primary school teacher, discusses her ‘Under the Mask’ books that help children cope with difficult emotions including during the pandemic!
If you’re back writing after the holidays, check out these interviews to help you bring your A-game!
Venetia Gosling, freelance editor with 25 years in children’s fiction industry, does a DM chat on the joys and challenges of the editing partnership.
Olivia Hope, kidlit author, does a DM chat on coping with the writing waiting game & on overcoming the particular challenges of writing in 2020.
Eve McDonnell, kidlit author, does a DM chat with me on how to use a story’s setting for emotional impact.
Pádraig Kenny, kidlit author, does a DM chat about writing for readers, holding onto a child’s openness, and monster metaphors.