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.
It’s hard not to hold on too tightly to everything these days, but it gets tiring…
My reading has gone through some very distinct stages since the pandemic hit. Has yours too?
Every time we get angry at our kids, what we really want to shout is, ‘Why are you making me feel like this? I hate feeling like this!’
In my late twenties, when I still had my faith and my hair, I spent a week in silence in a monastery…
This ridiculously complicated game doesn’t matter. What matters is what it does for me in these crazy times..
In a spoiler filled interview, author Jasbinder Bilan’s opens up on her creative choices writing Asha & the Spirit Bird…