The Yoto Carnegie Medals 2023
Published: Mon 29th May 2023
Learn all about the history of the Yoto Carnegie Medals, and which books are on the shortlist for 2023
By Jenni Harrison | Awards, Event, Carnegie Medals
Top Tips On Writing Disabled Characters Throughout History
Published: Fri 26th May 2023
Laura Noaks, author of 'Cosima Unfortunate Steals a Star' shares some great tips to aspiring authors about how to write disabled characters sensitively but accurately, especially in historical fiction.
By Laura Noaks | Author, Guest Blog, Top Tips, Writing Tips, Book Reviews, Family, Interview
How To Take An Idea & Turn It Into A Story With A.F. Harrold
Published: Thu 18th May 2023
Author of 'The Worlds We Leave Behind', A.F. Harrold shares some great tips on how you can take an idea and turn it into a story!
By A.F. Harrold | Author, Guest Blog, Writing Tips, Carnegie Medals
A 'Wild' Q&A with Ele Fountain
Published: Fri 12th May 2023
Author, Ele Fountain talks to us about her new book 'Wild! She speaks about what inspired her to write her latest book, what she has learnt from writing her previous books and much more!
By Ele Fountain | Interview, Q&A, Environment
The Beauty Of Reading And Writing Poetry - Strength In Our Different Interpretations
Published: Fri 5th May 2023
Author of 'Glitter Boy', Ian Eagleton explains his relationship with poetry and how it's changed throughout his life!
By Ian Eagleton | Guest Blog, Poetry
You Don't Need To Be Published To Be An Author Or An Illustrator: You Just Need To Write & Draw
Published: Fri 28th April 2023
Harriet Muncaster is the author of 'Emerald and the Ocean Parade'. She explains her love for writing and drawing & shares her top three tips for budding authors and illustrators!
By Harriet Muncaster | Author, Guest Blog, Illustrator, Top Tips
The Value of Boredom and Perseverance with Oscar Lawson
Published: Mon 24th April 2023
Oscar Lawson is the author of 'TIGER: The secret intelligence group looking for a brilliant mind'. He shares how he used boredom and perseverance to write his debut book & provides his top tips!
By Oscar Lawson | Author, Charity, Guest Blog, Top Tips, Writing Tips
Write Historical Fiction with Iszi Lawrence
Published: Fri 14th April 2023
Iszi Lawrence shares with us how she uses historical figures & events to find inspiration when writing her new books 'The Time Machine Next Door: Explorers and Milkshakes' & 'The Time Machine Next Door: Scientists and Stripy Socks'
Tips to getting writing experience I wish I learned sooner:
Published: Wed 12th April 2023
Adam Morris is a UK Content Executive for Twinkl. He spends most of his days writing for lots of people and places. In this blog Adam will be sharing his best tips to getting writing experience.
Eggscellent Easter Gift Ideas!
Published: Thu 30th March 2023
Give a gift that isn’t chocolate, here are some fantastic options!