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Wild About Writing Tip 3: Exciting Events


Posted on August 31, 2020

This week my writing tip is on how to fill your story with EXCITING EVENTS, that keep the reader turning the page… These tips are for anyone entering my #WildaboutWriting creative writing competitio…

Winner of National Writing Day Challenge announced


Posted on August 30, 2020

Thank you for all your brilliant story entries for my National Writing Day challenge! It was very hard to choose a winner, but one story stood out, for its super creative response to the brief, and th…

Wild About Writing Tip 2: Creating Cool Characters


Posted on August 21, 2020

It’s Week 2 of my #WildAboutWriting competition with Blackwell’s and Hachette Children’s. Here’s my second writing tip for every 7-12 year old trying to win £500 of books for their school library. Tod…

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…