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Feb 11, 2019

Author Interviews

A collection of inspiring author interviews with writers including James Nicol, Tony Bradman and Jini Reddy

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Feb 02, 2019

Designing Kids' Books

Senior Designer Michelle Rochford talks to us about designing kids' books

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Jan 31, 2019

Editing books

Children's Book Editor Rachel Boden joins us to talk about editing books

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Jan 31, 2019

Writing Kids Books with Catherine Coe

Author and Editor Catherine Coe spoke to seven year old Summer about writing kids' books.

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Jan 14, 2019

Fiction Book Review - Karma Karma

As huge fans of Hollow we were thrilled when Lorraine Cannell asked us to write a fiction book review of her latest YA novel Karma Karma

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Dec 14, 2018

Writing Books for Kids

Middle-Grade Children's author, Lorraine Gregory, joins us to talk about writing books for kids and winning the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for England and Ireland 2018.

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Dec 04, 2018

Writing Plays with Vicki Berwick

Vicki Berwick talks to us about how she has made her dream of writing plays a reality.

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Nov 20, 2018

Book Sweepstakes

This is our book sweepstakes page. Check back regularly to be in with a chance to win.

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Nov 11, 2018

Writing Children's Books Newsletter

Subscribe to the WritingNV Writing Children's Books Newsletter so you don’t miss our latest illustrator and author interviews, new additions to the site and sweepstakes.

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Oct 30, 2018

Stories for Halloween

If you’re looking for spooky stories for Halloween then Hollow by Lorraine Cannell is a must-read.

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Sep 18, 2018

writing from start to finish kate wiseman

Writing from start to finish. A day in the life on newly published author Kate Wiseman.

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Jun 24, 2018

Writing young adult fiction books with Ruth Estevez

Jiddy Vardy author, Ruth Estevez, talks to us about writing young adult fiction books and her own writing journey and process.

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Jun 20, 2018

Writing Kids Books with Nicki Thornton

Nicki Thornton, Winner of the Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition, talks about writing kids books and her debut novel Last Chance Hotel.

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Jun 02, 2018

Alex Sparrow

Alex Sparrow author Jennifer Killick talks to us about her hilarious series and writing journey

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Jun 01, 2018

Gangster School Giveaway

Congratulations to Tasmin Head who won the signed copy of Gangster School by the fabulous Kate Wiseman.

Thank you to everyone who entered. We'll have more giveaways for you soon.

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