What Captain America Taught Me About Voice

I had an amazing time at the SCBWI Conference in Manchester last weekend. As well as being part of the team that brought the conference to the North, I also delivered my new voice workshop – What Captain America Taught Me About Voice – writing with superhero pow! As the writers out there will know,Continue reading “What Captain America Taught Me About Voice”

Portico Sadie Massey Awards

For the past five years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with Manchester’s hidden gem The Portico Library as a workshop facilitator for their annual Sadie Massey Awards. This free to enter writing and book review competition is open to all schools and young people aged 7 – 18 and is a fantastic opportunity toContinue reading “Portico Sadie Massey Awards”

Princess BMX author Marie Basting virtually visits Year 3/4!

Originally posted on The Hythe Howler:
Year 3/4 have had a very exciting week! On Friday 11th March, they had a virtual visit from Marie Basting, author of Princess BMX. They had the opportunity to ask Marie many questions. Marie was very lovely and discussed her writing (including her new book which would be great…

School Visits – please help me spread the word

I’ve been visiting some fantastic schools lately, but I’d love to visit more. Most of my visits come from word of mouth, so if you could help me out by sharing this fancy pants leaflet I’ve spent ages making, I’d be as happy as Princess BMX at the National Cycling Centre. I’m currently offering aContinue reading “School Visits – please help me spread the word”