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Day 3 – NaP

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

Yesterday I managed to do a bit of work in the Student Union at college whilst waiting for a friends talk, then sadly I went to her leaving do at the cider and beer festival and so did not managed to do anything else cough. Today I have a work window of in the car […]

Day 2 – NaP

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Yesterday I managed to get The Difference Engine written and started work on the board book today but I think it is going to be quiet tricky fitting it all in this week looking at my to do list! The rest of the month I am going to be using to work on my children’s […]

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 […]

NaPiBoWriwee Here We Come!

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

So tomorrow is the start of National Picture Book Writing Week – a writing challenge started by Paula Yoo a few years ago. I have taken part in all but the first one. It is an absolutely insane challenge – the first week of May you attempt to write 7 picture books. This year my […]

The Litter Picker of Gloucester

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Ok so today’s picture is a bit of a cheat for both 100 Birds in 100 Days and the working on children’s books monthly challenge but the picture contains birds (they are seagulls incase you were wondering) and I now plan to write a children’s story around the picture. I drew it yesterday after seeing […]


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 […]

Numbers, Colours and Shape

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

I finished writing the English bits of three books today one on numbers, one on colours and one on shape. I am also thinking of combing the idea into a bigger book from slightly oder children. So I have finished the draft of book 5! Tomorrow I plan to write the Baby Animals and Transport […]