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21st Century and teenagers – a LOT of resources

First, a quick wave to the teenagers I’m talking to this morning, along with Holly Bourne. I hope you enjoyed the event and do get in touch with...

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Retreating – #RetreatsForYou

Yesterday, I blogged on ABBA about the wonders of going on a writing retreat.

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Teenage bedrooms – an explanation

Back in 2012, I did a short talk at a massive conference in London. It was a TED-style format, lots of people doing a max 15-minute talk on something relevant...

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How to survive being published – today’s #edbookfest panel

In a rush, here are some links I might refer to if I’m asked the right questions in today’s SCBWI panel on how to survive being published: Liz...

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Where’s Nicola? She has free things for you!

On the days when I’m at the Edinburgh book festival, I will be carrying gifts. For you. Freebies. Really. Including sometimes a very small number of free copies of...

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