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Getting to know Alesha Dixon

April 12, 2019

Alesha Dixon knows how rewarding it is to write stories. As the judge of this year’s Explore Learning Writers’ Awards, we got to know...

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Author Q&A: Ethan Willis

April 3, 2019

Ethan Willis is the author of the novel ‘Blue as the Sky’. He recently visited our Bournemouth centre to kick off the Explore Learning...

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Writing inspiration

How to get children writing at home

March 19, 2019

We’ve brought together some of our favourite ideas that support fearless writing wherever you are. Whether it’s unlocking their imagination, or...

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Author Q&A: Steve Webb

April 26, 2018

Steve Webb is the author of the hilarious Spangles McNasty series, with a third book coming out this May. He recently ran a creative writing workshop...

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Author Josh Lacey’s inspiration

April 23, 2018

Josh Lacey has written many children’s books, including ‘A Dog Called Grk’, ‘Island of Thieves’, and his ‘The...

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Author Danny Weston

Author Q&A: Danny Weston

April 4, 2018

Danny Weston is a teen horror writer and winner of the Scottish Children’s Book Prize. He recently ran a workshop at our Edinburgh Blackhall centre...

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Kjartan Poskitt on writing

Guest blog: “What if…?” The secret of writing a story

March 27, 2018

Kjartan Poskitt is the author of the Murderous Maths series, and has also written about space, puzzles, codes, magic, biographies, five historical...

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10 questions with David Walliams

10 questions with David Walliams

March 16, 2018

What do David Walliams and our National Young Writers’ Awards have in common? They are both celebrating 10 year anniversaries! David has been an...

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Author Q&A: Julia Gray

March 14, 2018

We were excited to welcome Julia Gray, author of the young adult novel ‘The Otherlife’, to our Brixton centre to run a creative writing...

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Author Q&A: Jason Wallace

March 8, 2018

Jason Wallace’s incredible first novel ‘Out of Shadows’ won the Costa Children’s Book Award! We were lucky enough to catch up with...

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