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Wild About Writing Tip 1: WILD IMAGINATION


Posted on August 13, 2020

Each week of my #Wildaboutwriting competition with Blackwell’s Bookshop and Hachette Children’s I’m going to be sharing a different creative writing tip. This week, how to let your imagination really…

National Writing Day Challenge


Posted on June 25, 2020

For #NationalWritingDay here is a mini story competition! https://www.pierstorday.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/National-Writing-Day.mp4 Send your children’s responses to story@pierstorday.co.uk Th…

Paul Torday Prize Shortlist 2020 announced


Posted on May 21, 2020

​The Paul Torday Memorial Prize is awarded to a first novel by a writer over 60. The prize includes a set of the collected works of British writer Paul Torday (my father), who published his first nove…

Write At Home 2


Posted on March 25, 2020

Are the children eating the furniture?   Are you getting no work done whatsoever?   Is Joe Wicks reducing you to a gibbering wreck?   QUICK! A ten minute creative writing reprieve, just long enough to…

Storystarters


Posted on March 23, 2020

During the schools closure, in addition to my daily storytime on weekdays (2.30pm, Instagram Live), I’m also going to be creating and sharing some creative writing resources and tips for your children…