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The Time School series – a guide

The Time School series follows Jess, Nadia, Ash and Tomma as they navigate their way through the first year of Secondary school whilst experiencing what life was like during pivotal moments in history and learning about their ancestry. Ideal for those who love historical fiction, time travel and ... READ the POST

The expulsion of Ugandan Asians by Idi Amin in 1972

On the 4th August 1972 Ugandan president, Idi Amin announced that those living in Uganda who were of Asian descent had 90 days to leave the country. At that time, the vast majority of businesses in Uganda were Asian-owned, with African Ugandans in their employ, many working as house servants to ... READ the POST

Why don’t children enjoy writing?

2019 saw daily writing rates amongst children and young people drop to the lowest levels since 2010 when the National Literacy Trust first began surveying. That figure was on the rise slightly, just before lockdown, when the 2020 survey took place. Last year, the NLT decided to reach out to ... READ the POST

How can my child become a published author?

I love stories – I write them and I read them – so I always find it difficult when a child tells me that they hate writing. It’s difficult and it’s sad and as such, it’s always been my mission to help change that mindset. Writing can be fun. In a way that reading a story takes you to worlds you ... READ the POST

A Song of Hope

I went into last year with hope in my heart, Thinking it would be a new start, But it didn’t work out that way, And we all know why, so let’s just say, No one was expecting that. So, the year took on a different turn, And all of us had much to learn, Including how to work online, And ... READ the POST

Let reluctant readers explore different types of reading material

I directed my World Book Day 2021 message specifically at reluctant readers. Why? Because I know how much of a struggle it can be. I know how disheartening it is to constantly be told you must read more when all you see are partially read books piling up beside your bed. I know how easily it can ... READ the POST

What Others Are Saying

"You're an amazing author. My daughter has read all your books 3 times. Thank you for inspriring her!!
Nikki Young
2020-02-28T13:14:40+00:00
"You're an amazing author. My daughter has read all your books 3 times. Thank you for inspriring her!!

"Nicola listened to and understood our wish to evolve our message along with our brand. Her copy was always succinct,...
Nikki Young
2020-02-28T13:13:38+00:00
"Nicola listened to and understood our wish to evolve our message along with our brand. Her copy was always succinct, accurate and grammatically correct and we were able to upload it to the new site without significant revision."

"Nicola is responsive and intuitive while delivering projects in a timely manner."
Nikki Young
2020-02-28T13:13:54+00:00
"Nicola is responsive and intuitive while delivering projects in a timely manner."

"You have really inspired her to write and create stories. She was very taken with your book the Time School."
Nikki Young
2020-02-28T13:14:06+00:00
"You have really inspired her to write and create stories. She was very taken with your book the Time School."

"Nicola encourages the children to think about things in different ways and to be more creative and descriptive in their...
Nikki Young
2020-02-28T13:14:19+00:00
"Nicola encourages the children to think about things in different ways and to be more creative and descriptive in their writing style."
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