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Author: Amy Sparkes

Well, I know there are many good websites out there which cover the issue of (*whispers*) rejection, but I thought I’d add my own thoughts. And you are blessed with such a post for for two reasons. Firstly, I have writer friends...

There are lots of us writers who are also full-time or part-time mummies. To juggle any kind of work and motherhood is difficult, especially when your children are small and the office is your home. Hectic days, broken nights, early mornings (my children rarely sleep...

I have a theory. The hardest thing, when you’re writing, is actually starting your book. The second hardest thing is knowing when to stop writing your book. The bit in the middle is comparatively easy!   I’ve recently started writing...

A very big thank you to all the staff and children at Bickleigh-on-Exe Primary School for a wonderful morning last Friday. My little soft toy ‘Hodge’ really enjoyed being the centre of attention and the children did some lovely autumnal pictures of Hodge and his...

Well, I’m delighted to say that my new picture book ‘THE STRANGEST ZOO’ will be published by Random House in 2013! First of all, I must give a big thank you to my wonderful agent, Julia Churchill, for all her help in arranging the...