My Writing World – from idea to story

My Writing World – from idea to story

The first full-length children’s story I wrote was, to be honest, a total disaster. My plot was obvious and uninspiring, my characters were clichés and two-dimensional and the setting was underdeveloped and poorly thought out.This was the response from a literary...
Summer Space Chase

Summer Space Chase

As you pack to go on holiday or unpack from a memorable trip away with your family, you still have chance to register and take part in the awesome: Summer Reading Challenge – The Space Chase. Pick up details at your local library and choose your books. I’m...
Moon Madness

Moon Madness

50 years since our first Moon visit Moon Madness and why Earth’s Satellite has such a big pull A few days ago, I was a car passenger with a friend. After enduring the erratic driving of the car in front for some time, my friend eventually declared the driver a...
A Week in Writing

A Week in Writing

7 Days, 7 Writing Tips Once I’ve decided on my destination, carefully planned my route and packed my provisions I feel ready to set off on my writing journey. Starting a new story is a real adventure – full of expectation and hope, yet tinged with a small...
Science Education Day 2019

Science Education Day 2019

#ScienceEducationDay – 14th March 2019 Science Education Day is the perfect opportunity to say thank you to all those people who share their love of science with children and adults across the world. I have a personal reason to say thank you after a visit to one of...
World Book Day Wonders

World Book Day Wonders

To celebrate World Book Day and Read an E-book Week, how about reading something new and different? If you’re used to reading action-packed thrillers, why not give a fantasy story a go? If you’re into detective stories, what about an adventure story for a...