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Tapping into the Zeitgeist

August 8th, 2014

As usual, thanks to Vanessa for last week’s guest blog. The publication of her novel is very timely with all the coverage and commemoration events linked to the start of World War I. But, as a writer, this is something that you need to bear in mind.

If you are writing a novel it should, preferably, fit into a specific genre so that publishers will have no difficulty visualising how to market it. Or, it should tie in with some big event that the general public are interested in. Books on Afghanistan (The Kite Runner, The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul etc.)  were brought to life by news footage of what was going on in that country.  And now, the coverage of events from WWI is spawning a plethora of books – both fiction and non-fiction. Read the rest of this entry »

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Society of Children’s Writers and Illustrators

March 22nd, 2013

As the author of Hobbledown, an adventure zoological park in Surrey, I have spent the past year deep in the world of Hobblers, creating magical Potonesia, comprising a battle with Skibblers and learning all about animals! Read the rest of this entry »

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