I’ve never forgotten a story my mother read to us when were kids, but my mother and brother don’t remember it at all. Help me identify it.
5 things I learnt from 5 years of blogging
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 […]
The DM’terview with SF Said: the patron saint of slow writers.
In a Twitter DM interview, award winning kidslit author SF Said talks about the frustrations and joys of writing slowly.
The DM’terview: The Children’s Fiction Champion
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!
The End (of my marriage?)
Every time I finish a first draft of a novel I get into a fight with my wife…
The DM’Terview: Super help for kids coping with the Pandemic!
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!
5 writing interviews from 2020 (to inspire you in 2021!)
If you’re back writing after the holidays, check out these interviews to help you bring your A-game!
DM’terview with Olivia Hope: The Waiting Game
Olivia Hope, kidlit author, does a DM chat on coping with the writing waiting game & on overcoming the particular challenges of writing in 2020.
DM’terview with author Eve McDonnell: Writing great settings!
Eve McDonnell, kidlit author, does a DM chat with me on how to use a story’s setting for emotional impact.
DM’terview with Pádraig Kenny: Writers & their audience
Pádraig Kenny, kidlit author, does a DM chat about writing for readers, holding onto a child’s openness, and monster metaphors.