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 looked a bit younger
Q: What did you want to be when you were a child?
Q: Which three words describe you best?
Thoughtful, creative and authentic
Q: What is your favourite word?
Something I'm not supposed to say, so I'd better not write it down
Q: What makes you cringe?
Q: What are you afraid of?
Q: When did you last have a really good laugh?
It's always happening.
Q: What is your most treasured possession?
Q: What do you do as a hobby?
Q: What strange habits do you have?
I'm not telling.
Q: What do you day dream about?
The characters I'm writing about.
Q: What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
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?
Q: What quality do you most admire in a person?
Q: What has life taught you?
It doesn't matter what holes you fall into, what matters is how you climb out of them.
Q: How long have you been a writer?
Since I learned to write.
Q: Where do you do your writing?
In bed on a laptop; or on the sofa, ditto.
Q: What are the best and worst things about being an author?
The best thing is that I can do what I want when I want. I can't think of a worst thing.
Q: What do you do to combat “writers’ block”?
I don't know what that is!
Q: What was your favourite book as a child?
The 500 hats of Bartholomew Cubbins by Dr. Seuss. This was my first introduction to power politics.
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