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The Creator Within

Every child manifests the creator within - they play their imaginary games with their imaginary friends almost from the moment they are born - and yet, by the time we are adults we have lost that urge to create through criticism, trauma, practicality or some other form of socialisation.

Today's guest post author, Matthew Riffe, outlines his journey back to his creator within. Enjoy! Continue reading The Creator Within

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Plotting for Children | Fiction for Children

Diane Robinson is clearly a plotter rather than a pantzer. In today's guest post, Diane outlines her approach to story plotting for children.
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Plotting The Plot In Children's Books

by Diane Mae Robinson

Diane Robinson Plotting for Children post headshotPlotting--the fuel of great storytelling. In a story, just about anything can happen, as long as it comes about logically, makes sense, and follows a few rules. Plotting is also the most fun part of writing a story. Continue reading Plotting for Children | Fiction for Children

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Writing Methods | Pantzers vs Plotters Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

What's your writing method? Do you plot everything out before you start, like you did with your essays at college? Or do you just start writing? Myself, I just start writing and then plan as I go. In this guest post, Sheldon Townsend discusses ways of writing from a practical point of view.
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Ebook Vs Print | It’s a Matter of Preference

Where did all the book stores go? In today's guest post, Tina Marie Westbrook discusses eBooks vs print ... and reminisces on the joy of entering a book shop. Enjoy!
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It's a Matter of Preference

by Tina Marie Westbrook

Tina Westbrook ebook vs print headshotThere was a time, not so long ago, when a visit to the local bookstore was an adventure. But with time comes change and since the explosion of the internet the way we read and purchase books has virtually made bookstores extinct.
Perhaps my fondness of bookstores stems from my childhood. I grew up in the age of bookstores. Not only did we not have e-books, but we didn’t even have the internet! If a book was what you were looking for, you had to venture out your front door and make the trek to your local bookseller. Continue reading Ebook Vs Print | It’s a Matter of Preference