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Ella Goodwin's blog

Lorraine Gregory's blog

Nicola L Robinson's Blog

Ozlem's Yikici's blog

Jan Carr's blog


The Nocturnal Readerby Davinia Andrew-Lynch


Brushing Upby Sam Zuppardi


In the Wishing Chair- podcasts and interviews on children's writing by Rebecca Brown


Laura Atkin'sblog


Bridging Imagesby Bridget Strevens-Marzo


Seven Miles of Steel Thistlesby Kath Langrish


Julie Fulton's blog


Eleanor Patrick's blog


Critically Yoursby Anne M. Leone


Frogs Blog From the Log by George Kirk


Mike Brownlow's blog


Not Quite UpWrite by Jo Wyton


My Word by Lisa Bratby


Ribble Babel by J.A. Brunning

A Novel Way by Tina Lemon

Rebecca Colby's Blog

KM Lockwood by Philippa Francis

Katie Dale's blog

Fifteen Days without a Head and Other Stories by Dave Cousins

An Illustrator's Life for Me by Lynne Chapman

Whirl of the Wheel by Catherine Condie

Claudia Myatt's blog

Candy Gourlay's new blog

John Shelley's blog

Jennie is Here! by Jennifer McLaughlin

Chaosmos by Vanessa Harbour

Dragon Tongue by children's authors in Wales

Miriam Halahmy on Writing

Scribble City Central by Lucy Coats

Critically Yours by Anne M Leon

Alex Craggs' Blog

Daylight Procrastinator by Yona Wiseman

Life Beyond by Mel Rogerson

Granny's Tale by Gillian McClure

Sword and Sandal Kids Blog by Saviour Pirotta

Who Ate My Brain? by Nick Cross

My Favourite Books by Liz de Jaeger

Chocolate Keyboard by Anna Bowles

The Fairy Tale Cupboard by Claire Massey

Nihilation by Jeannette Towey

Jo Loring Fisher's Blog

Trials of a Self Published Author by Debbie Edwards

Absolute Vanilla by Nicky Schmidt

Benjamin Scott's blog

Hot Frog by Paul Morton

Tall Tales & Short Stories by Tracy Ann Baines

Book Child World by Leila aka Bathsheba Clarice De Trop

Julie Day's blog

Jude's Writing Corner by Najoud (Jude) Ensaff

Sympathy for the Moon by David Thorpe

Debbie Bennett's blog

Sarah's Blog at the Greenhouse by Sarah Davies

Jabberworks by Sarah Macintyre

Anita Loughrey's Blog

Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost by Paul Romeo

Notes from the Slush Pile by Candy Gourlay, Teri Terry, Maureen Lynas, Addy Farmer and Jo Wyton

Sue Eves's Blog

Wilf by Addy Farmer

Sue Hyams's Blog

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New Release - Teabag the Magnificent and the Road to Wembley 9-14 age group

Teabag the Magnificent and the Road to…


Posted by Nigel Paul Morgan on June 12, 2014 at 17:42

#mywritingprocess: Wordpress bloggers and their writers' blog tour

Taking the slow road - tarrying not typing

This week I have been taking part in an intriguing exercise on Wordpress. One writer (at the invitation of another writer) writes a blog post on…


Posted by Tish Farrell on May 21, 2014 at 17:13

Jules Blog

Jules, a character from Cloud Riders, has started her own blog. 

Posted by Nick Cook on April 18, 2014 at 10:07 — 1 Comment

Cloud Riders – Trailer 3

The third and final Cloud Riders' trailer – the mystery deepens...…


Posted by Nick Cook on April 18, 2014 at 10:05


'Proofreading Tips' articles now listed together here:…


Posted by Catriona Tippin on April 9, 2014 at 20:47

Website Ahoy!

Phew!  When I first sat and mused how nice it would be to have mini animations on every page of my website, I really didn't understand how much work was involved in such an undertaking!  Anyway several months later, I do declare, that it is…


Posted by Sally Bee Booth on April 4, 2014 at 20:30

The Second Cloud Riders' Trailer is Now Live

A teenager who has a waking nightmare...

Posted by Nick Cook on March 17, 2014 at 11:54

'Homepage' Artwork for New Website

Posted by Sally Bee Booth on February 27, 2014 at 21:36 — 1 Comment


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