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Olivia Levez is a YA author. Debut THE ISLAND to be published March 2016 by Oneworld.
Olivia Levez is a YA author. Debut THE ISLAND to be published March 2016 by Oneworld.

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12 Character Costume Ideas - and Not a Harry Potter in Sight!
By Olivia Levez , author of The Island It's almost that time of year again. That time when SCBWI members will be scratching their heads about What to Wear at the annual mass book launch party. Well, fear not. Here's a fail-safe list of 12 book character cos...
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A Room Of One's Own - why writers need their restorative niche
By Olivia Levez I have a hectic people-filled day job. My days are filled with corridors, metal lockers, scraping chairs, bags on floors, shoving on stairs, shrieks in playgrounds, banter, banana peel, homework-groaning, yawning, sighing, catcalling, laught...
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Food For Thought (and Plot and Character)
By Olivia Levez What are the best things to consume when writing? What does the brain need when plot unknotting, structure reassembling and wordage editing? Custard creams? Cups of tea? A bottle of Scotch? Or...broccoli? Brain cells need twice as much energ...
Food For Thought (and Plot and Character)
Food For Thought (and Plot and Character)
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Review: In Darkling Wood by Emma Carroll
Magical. Evocative. Classic. Alice doesn’t believe in fairies.
With her little brother very sick, her life is all too real. But everything changes when she has
to move in with her eccentric aunt, on the very edge of the mysterious Darkling
Wood. Amongst tho...
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Eat to write! Foods for a creative brain...
Food For Thought (and Plot and Character)
Food For Thought (and Plot and Character)
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Food For Thought (and Plot and Character)
What are the best things to consume when writing? What does the brain need when plot unknotting, structure reassembling and wordage editing? Custard creams? Cups of tea? A bottle of Scotch? Or...broccoli? Brain cells need twice as much energy as any other b...
Food For Thought (and Plot and Character)
Food For Thought (and Plot and Character)
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Easter Reading - a Clutch of Good Eggs
Spring has sprung, and I've been catching up with my reading pile. So here are three Easter stunners: Darkmere, by Helen Maslin I met Helen at the UKYA Bookbinge Festival at Birmingham Waterstones, and the moment she said that her influences included Daphne...
Easter Reading - a Clutch of Good Eggs
Easter Reading - a Clutch of Good Eggs
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Why Writers Make Excellent Survivors
So this year at my school, I'm organising World Book Day. I've run World Book Day before, but this one is special. Because it also happens to be the launch date of my debut novel.This means assemblies on growth mindset to plan, and costumes to decide (will ...
Why Writers Make Excellent Survivors
Why Writers Make Excellent Survivors
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How I Used Method Writing for The Island
Method acting: a technique of acting in which an actor aspires to complete emotional identification with a part. Method writing: a technique of writing in which a writer attempts to do the same. Blame Tom Hanks. That’s all I’m saying. I was preparing for a ...
How I Used Method Writing for The Island
How I Used Method Writing for The Island
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