BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Never write down to children – E.B. White author of Charlotte’s Web QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down. Children are demanding. They are the most attentive, curious, eager, observant, sensitive, … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · 5 Comments

Reminder for Children’s authors: a major literary agency wants to see your manuscript

TOMORROW!! Check out last week’s post about United Agents Open House policy throughout August. Tomorrow¬† is the day for children’s authors.

July 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mums and magic, Dogs and super hero Dads feature in national writing competition for children

This is the third year of BBC Radio Two’s writing competition for children aged 13 and under. It’s called 500 Words and over 90,000 entries were received. 90,000! Lexicographers at … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment