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Inspire brilliant writing and a real passion for books in your pupils, by bringing the authors they love into their classroom! Especially recorded to be played in schools, our lively podcast features well-loved children’s writers talking candidly about their life and work, and offering insider tips and advice to help listeners add a touch of professional magic to their own stories…

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Stay tuned, more episodes coming soon...
Episode 1
Planning a Plot, with Robin Stevens (Episode 1)
Episode 2
Creating Characters, with Sam Copeland (Episode 2)
Episode 3
Building Fantasy Worlds, with Jamie Littler (Episode 3)
Episode 4
Building Suspense, with Struan Murray (Episode 4)
Episode 5
Creating Magical Creatures, with Cressida Cowell...
Episode 6
Compelling Non-fiction, with Prof. Robert Winston...
Episode 7
Researching Stories, with Dermot O’Leary (Episode 7)
Episode 8
Using Humour in Non-fiction Writing, with Dara Ó Briain...
Episode 9
A New Take on a Classic Tale, with Michael Morpurgo
Episode 10
Writing a Christmas Story, with Catherine Doyle

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