Our Writing Witches like nothing better than to visit schools and share their story-writing SPELLS with children in years 3, 4 or 5. Armed with a cauldron and a wand or two, the Writing Witches will come to your class and tell you all the secret ingredients you need to write truly magical stories. Expect potions for prose, chants for… View Post
Fresher Writing Prize poetry winner Frank Podmore came in to record the podcast of his poems the other day and proved himself to be a whizz behind the mic also.
Tia Finch, the winner of Bournemouth University’s Writing Wizardry Prize, was delighted and somewhat amazed when she came face to face with her prize – a stack of wonderful books as tall as her!
The Sweetest Fall by Tia Finch, aged 9 One sunny morning, Tia and Roxy went out to pick some flowers for their mum. They skipped hand in hand, happily down to the bottom of the garden, until, suddenly, unexpectedly everything went black. “Ahhhhhhhhhh!” Tia and Roxy screamed as they fell further and further into a deep, dark hole, until their… View Post
What a brilliant night we had at the Fresher Writing Awards on May 21st! The Shelley Theatre in Bournemouth was packed with people from the publishing world including new writers, established authors, our judges, the executive board and excited friends and family. Author Ali Sparkes kicked off the proceedings by announcing shortlist for the Writing Wizardry competition, (which, in the… View Post