First Drafts · Writing

Farts & Friendships: Writing for Children

Sometime last year, I took part in my first #ukmgchat on twitter, and joked that my perfect book would be something involving farts and friendship. For some reason, today that thought popped into my mind again and it struck me that it was true: farts & friendship = perfect book. At the same time, I… Continue reading Farts & Friendships: Writing for Children

National Novel Writing Month · Writing

NaNoWriMo Update (or doing November slightly differently!)

I am a massive fan of NaNoWriMo. I love that it’s a challenge, and I love the community of writers that spring up each November to cheer each other when times are good and commiserate when times are bad. I have attempted NaNoWriMo a few times, and won once, and this November I aimed to… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update (or doing November slightly differently!)

Life

Summer.

Listening to: The Brave Soundtrack Line love: “Libraries were full of ideas–perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons.” – Sarah J. Maas, Throne of Glass Things have been busy lately. Busy in a good way – in an overwhelmingly exciting way actually! Firstly, I am now a graduate – I have been awarded… Continue reading Summer.