Flying Start Stories
Flying Start Stories is for anyone who'd love to write a children's book but feels overwhelmed by the process. The 33 effective tips will get your creative juices flowing, help you stay motivated and make writing enjoyable. No more sitting around, waiting for the perfect idea to come to you.
Get your story off to a flying start from the outset with these tips from an experienced children's author.
- Learn how to get into the writing flow so you can write faster and more fluently.
- Overcome obstacles that block confidence and creativity to build momentum.
- Develop the mindset you need to write your children's book.
If you want to write but feel stuck, Flying Start Stories is the perfect book for you. It will help you become a better and more confident writer and will teach you everything you need to know to write a book you can be proud of.
There's also a workbook to accompany the book which can be bought as an A4 printed book or downloaded for free. You can get the free printable PDF by signing up for my newsletters on the homepage.
"I love the informal tone of this book. It feels like having a chat with the author over a cup of tea! I love how inclusive and accessible it is. There's enough explanation about the process without making it seem scary or beyond reach. The advice is easily digestible, and the layout makes it easy to refer back to specific sections if/when they are needed or relevant to the stage of writing you are at.
It was easy and absorbing to read and I love the fact that readers are given permission to not always love writing! The recognition that actually, some days, some parts, are just graft and that’s ok! It doesn’t give a rose-tinted perception of how wonderful being a writer is, it gives an honest, balanced view of it which I think is really relatable.
Too often I’ve thought “if I’m finding it hard, maybe that is telling me I’m not good enough at it.” So actually, hearing that it is ok to find some parts hard, to have days where you don’t feel like it, to have drafts that are a bit shoddy and rough, and all that is ok, was really reassuring. We have all seen interviews or read quotes where successful authors have answered questions about being an author, but often these are written from a perspective which is a long way past the days of writing on their sofa with no idea what they are doing or if it is any good. But in this book, there is a real sense throughout that the author very much still remembers and is in touch with how it felt at the start of their journey." Claire Tharby-Brown