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What’s the Difference Between Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction? writing for children young adult fiction Apr 24, 2022

We're delighted to welcome Krystle Appiah to our editorial team at The Novelry as our in-house specialist in children's and YA fiction. Before joining us, Krystle was an editor at Macmillan...

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Top Twenty Children’s Fiction Books writing for children Feb 27, 2022

What are the top twenty children's fiction books? Middle Grade children's fiction author Polly Ho-Yen picks her favourite children's novels and explains why.

From the desk of Polly Ho-Yen.

The best...

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How to Write a Children’s Book meet the team writing for children Dec 26, 2021

As a writer for children, Polly Ho-Yen often gets asked: how do you convincingly write a child character? She explains how in this blog.

Twas the day after Christmas when all through the house, old...

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Piers Torday on Writing for Children writing for children Nov 07, 2021

Piers Torday is a renowned children's fiction writer who won The Guardian's Children Fiction Prize in 2014.

 A former theatre and television producer, Piers Torday’s books include The...

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Writing For Children With Katherine Rundell guest authors writing for children Oct 03, 2021

Children’s fiction has a long and noble history of being dismissed. Martin Amis once said in an interview: ‘People ask me if I ever thought of writing a children's book. I say,...

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