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Writing 101: Audience

Whether you’re writing The Lord of the Rings or a collection of poems about zombie turnips, you need to think about who you writing for. When I’m taking to writers in schools my heart sinks if well-meaning teachers or librarians ask me ‘Who is your target audience for Spartapuss?’ I hate the phrase ‘target audience’. […]

Victorian gent

Star writers: Charles Dickens

When I was a child, I often read books that weren’t considered to be children’s books. So I thought it would be good to post about some writers that aren’t considered particularly kid-friendly but are geniuses. Everyone is at a different stage with their reading but you might want to check out some of these […]