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Nicky Schmidt
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YA and children's writer, freelance writer, photographer, marketing strategist - with a passion for vanilla.
YA and children's writer, freelance writer, photographer, marketing strategist - with a passion for vanilla.

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Olivia Levez guest blogs about the writing and editing process of her debut novel, The Island.

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Debut Author, Olivia Levez, guest blogs about editing her novel, The Island
As part of my involvement with SCBWI-BI, I host a series called the Debut Author Interviews over on Words and Pictures, the region's blogzine.  This month's interview is with Olivia Levez , so when Olivia contacted me to ask if I'd be willing to host her on...

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The latest in the Debut Author Series - an interview with Olivia Levez about her journey to publication.  #writing #debuts  

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Author Interview - Kathryn Evans and her debut YA novel, More of Me.
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all the author interviews I’ve done over the years, none will be dearer to my
heart than this one.   Kathryn Evans has
been a friend and critique partner for many years, and I have watched her
storytelling develop and grow over that time.   I remember re...

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In which I consider creating a sense of place in fiction...

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Creating a sense of place
Several years ago I attended an SCBWI-BI conference at which Marcus Sedgwick was a keynote speaker.  In one of his talks he spoke about creating a sense of place, and using place as character, saying that where a book is set can generate so many other aspec...

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The latest #debutauthor interview is live!  Mike Revell talks about persistence and reveals his journey to publication. http://www.wordsandpics.org/2015/10/the-debut-author-series-mike-revell.html #words&pictures #scbwi  

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An interview with Morag Macrae and the selfless work she does to help young people through her short stories: http://bit.ly/1QxDPJM

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And... The latest Debut Author Interview is now live on Words & Pictures!  Have a read of Rachel McIntyre's journey to publication:
#debutauthor #interview #scbwi
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