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?
I wasn't very good at school. All my reports show low effort scores! And I got told off for reading during registration and lessons quite a bit too...
Q: What did you want to be when you were a child?
A singer, a black-hole scientist, an artist, a journalist, an inventor, the boss of everyone...
Q: Which three words describe you best?
Funny, Weird, Bookish.
Q: What is your favourite word?
Papadopoulos, because it sounds cool.
Q: When did you last have a really good laugh?
I have a good laugh at least once a day because I'm always making up jokes in my head. I find them hilarious, although I'm not sure anyone else would...
Q: What quality do you most admire in a person?
Q: What is the most interesting place you have ever visited?
Q: What’s the most outrageous thing you’ve done?
Drove a bus around Elephant and Castle Roundabout that I was not, under any circumstances, supposed to be driving.
Q: Where do you do your writing?
At home in bed, in my study, or in cafes.
Q: Where do you get your greatest ideas from?
The Idea Fairy.
Q: What do you do to combat “writers’ block”?
Stand on my head.
Q: What was your favourite book as a child?
The Twits, by Roald Dahl
Q: What book do you wish you had written?
Q: What advice would you give to aspiring authors?
Read lots, write lots and persevere!
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