Category Archives: Book Chat

Three Resource Books To Help You Support Writers at Home and at School

06 Apr

Today I’m sharing three resource books that I often recommend to parents and teachers in my workshops. All three books develop both creative and critical thinking skills which are the stepping stones for good storytelling. Rather than focus on workbooks, … Continue reading

Are You Celebrating International Book Giving Day?

11 Feb

This Friday 14th of February is International Book Giving Day. It is a day dedicated to getting new, used and borrowed books in the hands of as many children as possible. Here are three great ideas promoted on the website to … Continue reading

Meet Karen Tyrrell, author of ‘Bailey Beats The Blah’

17 Nov

‘Bailey Beats the Blah’ Giveaways Help Stamp out the BLAH!   This morning, we welcome Karen Tyrrell to Write Away With Me and give you the chance to win a signed Bailey artwork by Illustrator Aaron Peacock and a picture … Continue reading

Your Mountain Is Waiting – So Get On Your Way!

06 May

I’m taking part in an Instagram Challenge over the month of May (mainly as an incentive to discover what Instagram is and why it has captured the attention of all the kids I know, but also because it’s about books. … Continue reading

Day 16 – Nostalgic – The Books of our Childhood

17 Jan

The older I get, the more nostalgic I become. About everything. Some days, a picture or a smell or a conversation, opens the floodgates and lost memories, long buried under the weight of growing up, suddenly float past. These memories … Continue reading