Exciting BAME writing opportunity from Stripes publisher

I’ve often wished that the children’s and YA world had the strong ¬†short fiction scene that adult fiction has. It can be tough writing novel after novel with no agent or publisher on board – short fiction, aside from its own real value as a distinct art form, provides a chance to gain publication creditsContinue reading “Exciting BAME writing opportunity from Stripes publisher”

Third masterclass: Patrice Lawrence

Yesterday we were really happy to welcome Patrice Lawrence, whose first YA novel, Orangeboy, has just been published¬†by Hodder. Patrice delivered the third masterclass, a wide ranging session where we discussed trusting yourself to write, finding a structure and using the wealth of our own diverse backgrounds to develop characters. We also talked about theContinue reading “Third masterclass: Patrice Lawrence”

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