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Blackman longlisted for Guardian children's fiction prize

Malorie Blackman’s latest novel is among those longlisted for the Guardian children’s fiction prize, alongside titles from Alex Wheatle and Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-09 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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David Almond Wins Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize 2015

The winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize 2015 is David Almond for 'A Song for Ella Grey.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-19 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 books are small but dangerous

Nicky Parker from Amnesty International explains how books open up whole worlds that some people don’t want us to know about – that’s why they’re censored, banned or removed• Plus what’s coming in our joint Amnesty International and Guardian children’s books site ‘Dangerous books’ long... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-28 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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Niven to adapt 'All the Bright Places' for film

US author Jennifer Niven is writing the screenplay for her YA novel All the Bright Places, which is published in the UK by Penguin Random House.   The book, published last January, is about a girl who learns to live by becoming friends with a boy who intends to die. It is longlisted for the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-31 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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Mal Peet dies

Author Mal Peet has died, his agent Peter Cox has announced. Peet died last night (2nd March), after being diagnosed with cancer just last Christmas. The writer, whose latest novel The Murdstone Trilogy came out in 2014, won a number of awards during his career, including the Carnegie Medal,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Torday wins Guardian Children’s Fiction award

Piers Torday has won the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award 2014. Torday won the award for The Dark Wild (Quercus), a story about 12-year-old Kester and his adventures amongst some of the last wild animals in the land. The animals believe the time is right to rise up against their human enemies... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eccleshare in PLR policy role

Guardian children's book editor Julia Eccleshare has been appointed to the new part-time role... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ribblestrop scoops Guardian Children's Book Award

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 11/11/2011 - 07:30 Return to Ribblestrop by Andy Mulligan (Simon & Schuster Children's Books) has been awarded the Guardian Children's Book Award, beating off shortlisted titles including David Almond's My Name is Mina and Simon Mason's Moon... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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