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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…

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…