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: Which three words describe you best?
Writer, stories, science
Q: What is your favourite word?
Q: What do you do as a hobby?
I knit and am quite good with a hula hoop.
Q: What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Doctor. With the proper training!
Q: Do you feel younger or older than your current age?
Just about right.
Q: What quality do you most admire in a person?
Q: What has life taught you?
Every day is precious, and we are all creative creatures.
Q: How long have you been a writer?
Since I was 6. Full time for the past three years.
Q: Where do you do your writing?
Q: What are the best and worst things about being an author?
The best thing is holding my book and knowing that whatever happens, I had a book. The worst thing is having to become a salesperson too and not being able to just give loads of books away for free.
Q: What do you do to combat “writers’ block”?
I write flash fiction, very very short stories.
Q: What advice would you give to aspiring authors?
Just write, and hang a sign above your desk saying "No-one will ever see this" so you can feel free to write whatever you like.
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