Creaky Doors: Using Sound in H...

Oct 19, 2012 by

There’s nothing like a good sound effect to really help set the tone for a scene, and that applies doubly when writing horror...

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Creative Top Trumps

Oct 19, 2012 by

There’s something very addictive about trading card games like Top Trumps, especially if you’re a boy of twelve or under....

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Six scary story starters!

Oct 19, 2012 by

It’s the time of year when witches roam, vampires lurk, and teachers look for creative writing inspiration in the macabre....

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Interview with Jon Mayhew

Oct 19, 2012 by

Jon Mayhew is a talented chap. Teacher, author, storyteller, musician – he also plays a mean Shruti box and is passionate about...

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Interview with David Gatward

Oct 19, 2012 by

David Gatward is the author of a number of horror books for children and teens. As well as his scare-packed THE DEAD series, he has...

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Six of the best Horror Series

Oct 17, 2012 by

Halloween is almost upon us – and what better time to get your pupils immersed in terrifying tales of werewolves, vampires,...

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Spooky Picture Books

Oct 17, 2012 by

In the past three years I’ve visited a ridiculous number of schools to deliver author talks and workshops. One of the questions...

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Start the Story issue 2: Stand...

Aug 14, 2012 by

Want to get your hands on issue 2 of Start the Story Magazine, but not yet ready to subscribe to a full year’s worth of issues?...

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