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In the silence of the dawn

In the silence of the dawn, When everything is still. The only thing I hear, Is the beating of my heart, Reminding me I'm alive, Urging me on, To go ahead and seize the day. ... READ the POST

Poems in isolation

I’m stuck in a tunnelAnd I cannot see a light.The air is thin in here.I breathe deeply, but my lungs don’t fill.My eyes don’t see clearly,My mind no longer dreams,But focuses on the immediate,OneFootIn frontOfThe other.I smile on the outsideWhile my insides churn like roiling waves.DrowningDrowning ... READ the POST

Poems in isolation

It’s important for children to see that authors are real people

I think it’s important for children to see that authors are real people. They shouldn’t go around believing that only celebrities write books and that being an author is unobtainable. That’s one of the reasons why I started my writing club in 2017. Another was that I wanted to give ... READ the POST

The Boy Who Lost His Face, by Louis Sachar – Book Review

I have just finished reading this with my eleven-year-old son and we both loved it. This story has everything for a young tween – the cringe-factor, the laughs – in equal measure. David is just trying to fit in at school, but best friend, Scott has decided he’s no longer cool enough to hang ... READ the POST

Another lockdown, another period of uncertainty.

As we head towards another lockdown starting this week and ending, who knows when, it feels like the nation is falling apart. Could this year get any worse? We're currently in a race to save the high street and support local businesses before we head into another period of shutdown here in ... READ the POST

Baller Boys by Venessa Taylor

The sports mad child. The one who seems to spend every waking moment living and breathing their favourite pastime. We all know one, don’t we? And there’s nothing wrong with this. In fact, it’s something to be celebrated. It’s hard to get them to do anything else though, isn’t it? Especially ... 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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