Archive for the 'Little Books of Poetry' Category


Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Having tried to make sure I was not doubling up on ideas I did just that with the idea for Puddle Ducks which was actually part of my first ever PiBoIdMo it turned out. I think the only way around this is going to be to make a great big database of all the ideas […]

Gearing Up

Friday, October 31st, 2014

It is Halloween tonight and I am in the middle of an All Hallows Read and Creativi Tea I have organised, the plan is that at midnight I will begin the NaNoWriMo journey once more – this is a writing challenge I do every year. The idea is to write 50, 000 words in a […]

NaPiBoWriWee – over for 2014

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

I managed to get 5 out of the 7 books written which I think isn’t too bad 🙂 My aim for the rest of the month is to spend 30 hours at least, working on my children’s books and illustrations 🙂 For a start I want to finish off the The Little Book of Science […]

Day 4 – NaP

Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Free Comic Book Day was epic! And provided me with a couple of ideas in that maybe I should also have a comic book to add to my collection of Ada Lovelace / computing books. Something for a Script Frenzy maybe! Busy though it was I’ve almost caught up, so far we have: 1) The […]

Day 1 – NaP

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Books that I am attempting to write this year: 1) The Difference Engine – for 9 – 11 year olds 2) Numberscape – for 11 – 13 year olds 3) The Little Book of Computer Poetry 4) Ada – board book for babies and toddlers 5) Lady Lovelace – for 5 – 8 year olds […]


Saturday, May 4th, 2013

I have finished Picture Book Writing Week for the first time within the time period and more than that – EARLY! It is really just amazing! So now I am pondering what next 🙂 There are a set of paintings from ages ago that need finishing – for What Can You See Under The Sea […]

It’s Christmas Time

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Well ok not quiet yet but with two weddings to attend and the presents only half knitted I need to think Christmassy. Also I wanted to try and get all the hard graft for The Little Book of Festive Poetry sorted. I was going to leave the audio version until next year but I’ve built […]

A Learning Experience

Monday, November 26th, 2012

So yesterday I did the village craft fayre all profits were for charity and yet it was the worst one I have ever done. It was slow – all of them are being slow at the moment but something else was going on, people were still buying the odd bit from the other stalls. Now […]

Cranham Craft Fayre

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

So I am taking along copies of The Little Book of Festive Poetry to the Cranham Craft Fayre tomorrow! I will sign them if asked and profit goes to buy the school new books for their library. Its on from 10 – 4 and I will also have copies of Running to Stand Still an […]

Things Left To Do for Festive Poetry

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

I have the PDF, I have the printed physical article, but I still need to do a lot of stuff for this book. For a start I need to record a little trailer thing for it like I did for The Spoogy Book, I also want to record the poems for audio book but there […]