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.
The DM’Terview: Stuart White on rejection & shining our light
In a Twitter DM interview, Stuart White – kidslit writer and WriteMentor founder – shares his hardwon wisdom on overcoming rejection and finding your truest self.
Covid-time: 5 stages of reading
My reading has gone through some very distinct stages since the pandemic hit. Has yours too?
The Lit festival – ‘Teens are doing it for themselves’
A group of teens set up a literary festival for teens. What could go wrong? Nothing. It’s amazing! Read this interview and find out why…
Could this bookshop help you escape the post-Christmas blues?
I walk deep into the bookshop and find something I never ever expected…
10 writing fails: My life in bad writing
Here’s what I learnt by opening the box of bad writing in the attic / Longform blogpost
Are stories addictive?: Finland’s mysterious‘Storyteller’
The outsider asked Ulla if she wanted to hear a story. She said yes. Two months later Ulla was dead. / True crime / Longform blogpost
Could Enid Blyton’s Famous Five outwit modern parenting?
An alternative Famous Five novella: Five Go Adventuring with helicopter Parents! / Humour / Longform blogpost