Supernatural Freak update

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Dear fiction-fans, this is an important update about Louisa Klein’s debut novel “Supernatural Freak”. An important agent read the blurb on the cover reveal post and asked for some sample pages! She also asked to put the publication on hold for two weeks, which might become three if she needs extra time, that’s why the …

Diana Kimpton for Lost in Childhood

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1) Why children’s books? Did you choose this genre or were you ‘chosen’ by it? My very first book was non-fiction for adults, but I rapidly moved into writing children’s books. It’s a genre I love – I read lots of children’s books myself. It also suits my style as I naturally write short, fast …

Anne Digby for Lost in Childhood

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1) Why children’s books? Did you choose this genre or were  you ‘chosen’ by it?  the latter. Like many children’s authors part of me has never  really grown up, even though I’m a great age now and have eleven grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. 2) Is there a children’s author, living or dead, who inspired  you particularly?  …

Jane Clarke a guest post

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Lost in Childhood continues with a moving post by Jane Clarke. Get the tissues ready boys and girls, you will need them!   My Dog brother I was an only child, but I wasn’t a lonely only child, because I had a dog. Tinker wasn’t much to look at – a mid sized mongrel with …

Penny Harper for Lost in Childhood

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1) Why children’s books? Did you choose this genre or were you ‘chosen’ by it? I suppose this genre really chose me. I always wanted to write but I went into broadcast journalism instead of print and sort of got side-tracked. After ten years of getting up at 4.30 to work on breakfast radio I …

Linda Flynn for Lost in Childhood

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1) Why children’s books? Did you choose this genre or were you ‘chosen’ by it? I still love reading children’s and young adult’s fiction. I remember being totally absorbed in books as a child and so the world of children’s literature is a wonderful one to enter.   2) Is there a children’s author, living …

Joan Lennon for Lost in Childhood

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1) Why children’s books? Did you choose this genre or did it ‘choose’ you’? probably because I really like to read children’s books for pleasure, so writing them followed as a matter of course. Somebody said once that no matter how dark a children’s book is, there must always be an element of hope, and …

1000 followers give-away!

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Dear Fiction-fans, we are very pleased to announce that we finally have 1000 followers on Twitter! To celebrate this achievement, we offer a free press-release to promote your book or your business on and off line, worth £ 150! Stand out of the crowd with a professional article which will attract bloggers and magazines, drawing …

Malaika Rose Stanley for Lost in Childhood

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1) Why children’s books? Did you choose this genre or did it ‘choose’ you’? Children’s books definitely chose me. I have always loved writing, but I only thought about books for children when I went to enrol for an adult education class in French. I was impressed by a display of cover proofs from books …

Janet Foxley for Lost in Childhood

1) Why children’s books? Did you choose this genre or were you ‘chosen’ by it? Children’s books definitely chose me. Although I enjoy reading adult literary fiction I have never had any urge to write an adult novel. There is something terribly seductive about writing for children. I think it has to do with trying …