Children’s literature

13 Ways Roald Dahl Can Help You Improve Your Writing - Roald Dahl waves hello, imagining a boy holding a golden ticket.

13 Ways Roald Dahl Can Help You Improve Your Writing

Referred to as “one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century,” Roald Dahl still doesn’t get the credit he’s owed. Happily, when he wasn’t busy (and sometimes when he was,) Dahl was happy to talk about his writing process and offer advice to budding authors. Let’s see what he had to say.

The 3 ‘P’s of Writing From A Child's Perspective - An elderly writer imagines herself as a child.

The 3 ‘P’s Of Writing From A Child’s Perspective

Children are some of the most unique, misunderstood, and infuriating creatures on the planet. One moment they’ll astonish you with words of wisdom beyond their years, and the next, they’ll exasperate you with their stubbornness. It’s hard enough to write about children, but to write from a child’s perspective can sometimes push writers to the …

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Five Things Anthony Horowitz Can Teach You About Writing - Horowitz stands with an open book, characters spilling out.

Five Things Anthony Horowitz Can Teach You About Writing

Few of us who were children in the nineties made it through childhood without consuming at least one of Anthony Horowitz’s action-packed YA spy thrillers. His Alex Rider series was (and remains) incredibly popular, but that’s not to forget his The Gatekeepers series, his Sherlock Holmes novels, his TV and film writing, or the dozens …

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