The Author Hotline
being developed by CW4K, or Creative Writing 4 Kids. They are the company behind a website that enables children to create and publish their own stories online. In its first year it has signed up over 2000 members and has been enthusiastically received by children, parents and teachers. In fact the response has been so encouraging that they are planning a huge expansion of its services. Embedding The Author Hotline into the site is part of that expansion...
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Q: What were you like at school?
Q: What did you want to be when you were a child?
Q: Which three words describe you best?
Happy, Bashful and Grumpy
Q: What is your favourite word?
Q: What are you afraid of?
Q: When did you last have a really good laugh?
Q: What is your most treasured possession?
Q: What do you do as a hobby?
I collect dust
Q: What strange habits do you have?
Answering strange questionaires
Q: What’s your favourite food?
Q: Do you feel younger or older than your current age?
Q: If you could meet one person, dead or alive, who would it be?
I'd like to meet the lead singer of Dead or Alive
Q: What is the most interesting place you have ever visited?
Q: What is the best advice anyone has ever given you?
Don't give smart answers to sensible questions.
Q: What would you most like to change about yourself?
I wish everything in my life was just slightly further left...
Q: How long have you been a writer?
5 feet 7 inches
Q: Where do you do your writing?
Mostly on the back of envelopes
Q: What are the best and worst things about being an author?
Spending all day at home and spending all day at home
Q: Where do you get your greatest ideas from?
Q: Which of your own characters do you most identify with?
The handsome heroic slightly deluded ones
Q: What do you do to combat “writers’ block”?
I get a "writer's hammer and chisel" and sculpt something pretty
Q: What was your favourite book as a child?
Q: What advice would you give to aspiring authors?
Get the page numbers right!!
Sam Hawkins, Pirate Detective, and the Cut Glass Cutlass
Sam Hawkins, Pirate Detective, and the Pointy Head Lighthouse