Tag Archives: WeLL

The Box of Magic Tricks

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a short story to read out on school visits…. Then several artists offered to collaborate on it by providing their interpretation of it in their art form…. Then I gave it to number 3 son to read and he loved it but…. He …

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Rant Studios

Since I began my post as Writer in Residence for Portsmouth libraries I have done a lot of work with children in schools.  This has led to my Facebook author page being brightened up by photographs of me surrounded by hundreds of school children. Last week was great fun and (in-between …

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Speedy Stories

This week I will be running the first of my WeLL What’s Your Story? school based sessions, and I am feeling nervous! In order to be able to work on creative writing with each student in the school during my visit I have had to develop a series of age focused …

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WeLL Family Friendly

I have had a busy week working on the finishing touches for my programme of events for the rest of this year.  The school headmasters, librarians and literacy leads have been welcoming and enthusiastic about me coming in to do WeLL What’s Your Story? sessions with their students. Andrew Olive, …

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World Book Day Event

As I mentioned in a previous post a large amount of my time as writer in residence for Portsmouth libraries is going to be spent doing outreach work in schools. My first event of this kind will be an all day one at Westover Primary School to celebrate World Book …

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