CBBC interview with Children’s Author Phil Earle

Phil Earle is a very prolific and engaging writer whose ideas, thoughts and humour filled the space that was the Children’s Library at Southfields Library. Listening to him speak was very inspiring. Of course, his Liverpool accent helps. It’s like listening to a Beatles interview. Here he explains where ideas come from.  Essentially, they come from …

The Sadomasochistic Art of Writing: you know what I’m talking about yes you do

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“Hungry in Ipoh” makes it to National Library of Singapore

Thanks to my Uncle Siow Wah in Singapore who recommended “Hungry in Ipoh”, it has made it to the National Library of Singapore. Dear Reader, Thank you for your recommendation. Recommended Title Details:- —————————————- Title: Hungry in Ipoh / Author/Composer/Conductor: edited by Hadi M. Nor. Publisher: ISBN/ISSN: 9789670954059 We have received your recommended title and it …

REVIEW: @SkyArts – Cautionary tale of Giles Coren “My Failed Novel”

Butchered: How can a novel written by The Times journalist-celebrity-critic flop? This is the question. And it is answered very well in this TV programme on Sky Arts, Mon 29 February 2016: Giles Coren: My Failed Novel. Every writer, published, unpublished, successful, unsuccessful, commercial, literary – should watch it. It has all the answers. It …