Category Archives: writing for children

The Key Question by Fay Sampson

A Guest Blog from Fay Sampson. Fay is the author of numerous books for both adults and children. She has been shortlisted three times for the Guardian Children’s Book award, and is winner of the Barco de Vapor award for … Continue reading

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Six points to bear in mind when writing for children or young adults by Philip Womack

A guest blog from Philip Womack. Philip is the author of two critically acclaimed novels, The Other Book and The Liberators. The Liberators was a Children’s Book of the Year for 2010 in The Times and The Daily Telegraph. He … Continue reading

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What’s So Special About Writing Picture Books? Pippa Goodhart Guest Blog

A Guest Blog from Pippa Goodhart. Shortlisted for the Kathleen Fidler, Smarties, Young Telegraph Book of the Year, Blue Peter Book of the Year and Stockton Children’s Book of the Year, she has had more than fifty books published, ranging … Continue reading

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Writing for Children

Nothing, but nothing, is more delightful than writing for children. And if you’ve started, as most such writers do, by writing for your own children, then you have delight piled on delight in store. Lucky you. But as soon as … Continue reading

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