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Guardian drops children’s books site

The Guardian is bringing its children’s books website to an end next month because of financial constraints. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries and schools need free author visits, so I set up YA Shot

Cuts to library funding in schools and community mean author visits are a luxury that only some can afford, that’s why author Alexia Casale founded the YA Shot festival and programme to partner libraries and schools for author visits – here’s how your library system can apply to be part of YA... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The seven stages of writing a novel

Anna Caltabiano self-published her first novel at the age of 14. Now with three published novels under her belt, the 18-year-old author and student shares some marvellous writing tips for teenage writers and beyondCheck out the Guardian children’s books homepageThe seven stages of writing a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to cope with writer's block

Author Angie Sage doesn’t really believe in writer’s block except as a roundabout way of admitting you’ve run out of ideas. Here are her top tips on how to get started again! ‘Writer’s block’ is a weird phrase. It implies that writing is an arcane art that channels a mysterious force—a force... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to write a book – top tips for National Novel Writing Month

Welcome to NaNoWriMo! MG Leonard (who wrote her first book Beetle Boy in six months, one hour a day) has tips on how to do it. And it starts with writing EVERY SINGLE DAY NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and takes place every November. It’s for anyone thinking about writing a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why do books still exist, asks a teenager

When you think about it, it’s kind of weird that we still have books in our technologically advanced society. But they’re here to stay, argues teen site member Orli Books STILL exist. Weird, isn’t it? Why do books still exist? It sounds like a novel in itself: books overcoming the odds, beating... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shirley Hughes: I hope books survive, they are wonderful pieces of technology

Shirley Hughes, winner of the inaugural Book Trust lifetime achievement award, answers our questions about Dogger, Alfie and how come she waited until she was over 80 years old to write her first novel. We also got to meet the real DoggerFirst of all some exciting news… Shirley Hughes has won... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why YA fiction is a dark mirror reflecting our own real lives

Did you know every two days, humans generate as much data as we did from the dawn of history up until 2003? AJ Steiger on how the internet means teenagers are more connected and empowered than ever before… but more vulnerable too – and how our books reflect this dualityThink about this for a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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