Story Challenge Week 2 – Settings

In today’s video I’m talking about fictional settings and how stories can start right where you are. Tips for describing settings: Use all your senses – what can you see, hear, smell, taste, touch? Imagine you’re an alien from another world and you’re seeing a human house for the first time. What would you notice?… Read on…

Patron of Reading

I am thrilled to be the Patron of Reading for Bridstow Church of England Primary School this year. I paid my first visit to the school in November and I had a lovely time meeting all the children, talking about our favourite books and making up stories. I received such a warm welcome from everyone… Read on…