Tag Archives: children’s fiction

Heroes & Villains

In my work as a freelancer for one or two writers’ advice services I mostly receive children’s stories to critique, and one I read recently prompted me to pass on some pearls of wisdom about a very common trend among … Continue reading

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Midwinter Violins

I came across a children’s book from the early 70s in a charity shop, and bought it as much for the cover as anything. I love the artwork in old children’s books. I’m also of the opinion that the 60s … Continue reading

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Meet the Artist

I mentioned Kay de Garay in a post before Christmas. She is the talented artist who came up with the wonderful cover of my new book The Ghosts of Blackbottle Rock and saved me from a fate worse than stock library … Continue reading

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I am a Writer!

For quite some time I’ve been so bogged down with my freelance work for the writer’s advice services I work for, and the non-fiction book I’m working on about the Gunpowder Plot, that it struck me that I no longer … Continue reading

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Bird Brain Super Eagle

What better title for a children’s novel??!! I’m very pleased to introduced to my worldwide audience of millions a new book by Karen Prentice, who I came into contact with through my freelance work for The Literary Consultancy. I was … Continue reading

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News on Project X!

A couple of years back I wrote three titles for Oxford University Press’s Project X series.  Two were stories featuring Team X, a sort of junior A Team: The Swarm and The Lost City. And there is one non-fiction book … Continue reading

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