Take Your Writing to the Next Step with the Dare to Write? Academy Summer Courses

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This month, we are thrilled to welcome award-winning author and memoirist Aminatta Forna to the Dare to Write? Academy stage, where she will host a series of online workshops and talks for writers and readers of all levels of experience. There are four fantastic events on offer: a two-week Masterclass in Advanced Fiction and Memoir for writers who have a … Read More

The Most Magical Time of the Year… A Writing Dare by Chris Vick

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Children’s author Chris Vick has a real treat for you… a brand new Christmas writing dare! Read on to discover the holiday magic.   Flying reindeer, naughty elves, Scrooge’s ghosts . . . There’s no doubt about it, Christmas is a time of magic: dark nights, crackling fires, whispering winds and frosty fields. When time freezes, the rules of logic … Read More

Author Interview: Martin Brown, Writer, Cartoonist and Illustrator

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  Writer and illustrator Martin Brown is one of the UK’s most prolific contributors to the children’s book industry. His drawings for the Horrible Histories series are like works of art: known around the world for their eye-popping use of colour, humour and sense of detail.  In addition to Horrible Histories, he has also illustrated many other stories. These include … Read More