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.
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.
Two ways to hold on to your writing (and everything else)
It’s hard not to hold on too tightly to everything these days, but it gets tiring…
Covid-time: 5 stages of reading
My reading has gone through some very distinct stages since the pandemic hit. Has yours too?
BOOK-SPOILED: Asha & the Spirit Bird
In a spoiler filled interview, author Jasbinder Bilan’s opens up on her creative choices writing Asha & the Spirit Bird…
Did Christmas fix my manuscript?
After two festive weeks away from my manuscript, I find out today if Christmas magic has somehow improved it…
How to write good: Top tips from a freelance copyeditor and proofreader
Not-strictly-necessary commas, the importance of paragraphing & other top tips from a freelance copyeditor and proofreader…