Writing tips

NEW Writing

I am in chapter 4 of a new Second World War story.  You can find out more about what I am currently writing here.

And I hope these resources will help you with your writing…

NEW Roy and Rocky of the Rovers Writing Kit.

A set of eight activities designed to engage football fans with different aspects of writing using passion for the game as a way in.  Free download from here


Here are a few videos with writing tips on some topics kindly suggested by teachers.  I hope they are of help!

Video 1 – Stages of a book

Video 2 – How I plan

“Used your planning one with my class last year. Great resource. They loved hearing tips from a real author.” St. Wilfrid’s RC Primary School, Preston

Video 3 – How to edit a short piece of writing

“We have been using your editing video in class to help us with our own editing and improving. The children and I have loved it, the tips you give have been really helpful.”  Rowde C of E Primary

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