Browsing Archive: November, 2018

The power of a network and great writing friends

Posted by kate Poels on Thursday, November 22, 2018,
Last weekend some of my critique group and I packed our bags and checked into a fantastic Air BnB in Winchester in preparation for the SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators) annual conference.  
It felt like living the best parts of student life again, funky attic apartment with plenty of floor cushions and bean bags, wine in the fridge and nothing to eat but toast and biscuits!
This in itself was a real treat as my crit buddies are genuinely some of my best friends.  I thi...
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The big re-launch!

Posted by kate Poels on Tuesday, November 6, 2018,
I have been so busy writing, editing with my old agent, finding a new agent (still playing the waiting game there!) and connecting with other writers that I have let my creative writing workshops slip.
Over the summer I was updating my website and I looked at the 'school visits' page wondering how relevant it still was having not down a visit in just over a year. 
And then it hit me....WHAM... on the back of the head at tremendous speed.  Why have I not been in schools - other than my teaching...
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