Tag Archives: children

Looking Back on Christmas

I love Christmas. I’ve heard many people recently saying that they hate it, and that the day doesn’t live up to expectations. Opinion seems to be divided about whether children make Christmas. Those who don’t have children, or whose children … Continue reading

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A Book I Wish I’d Written/ The Genre I’d Like to Write

I’m doing a children’s writing course at the moment, so that’s a bit of a clue. I would love to write a children’s book, although I’m still undecided whether I’d like to write for 8-12 year olds, or teenagers. There’s … Continue reading

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A Book I’m Embarrassed About Liking

I love children’s books. I may have left my childhood behind, but I still really enjoy books aimed at children. Not picture books you understand. Proper stories, but for much younger people. It seems to be socially acceptable these days … Continue reading

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Red Hot

There was uproar in the Claus household. Santa was refusing to wear the red, fur-lined suit that Mrs Claus had so lovingly washed and pressed for the occasion. He was blaming the unseasonal weather, but Mrs C remained unimpressed. “All … Continue reading

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