October 25, 2018

SPOTLIGHT: Interview with Kate Forsyth about writing THE WITCHES OF EILEANAN

October 25, 2018

SPOTLIGHT: Books That Haunt a Child Forever

BOOKS THAT HAUNT A CHILD FOREVER Bertrand Russell said, ‘There are only two motives for reading a book: one, that you can enjoy it; two, that […]
October 25, 2018

THE SEAFORTH DOOM: A true Scottish curse which helped inspire my novel THE PUZZLE RING

Earlier this week I wrote about THE PUZZLE RING, my children’s time travel adventure set in Scotland, as it has a great deal in it about […]
October 25, 2018

THE IMPOSSIBLE QUEST: Eight-year-old readers tell me what they think

Dear Kate I am the teacher of a year 3-4 class in a small rural school, just outside Hamilton, in New Zealand. I picked up a […]
October 25, 2018

SPOTLIGHT: Fairy Retellings

A few months ago, I gave a speech on fairy tales at the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne. I’ve had a lot of queries from people who […]
October 25, 2018

THE STORY DOCTOR: Narrative Distance

THE STORY DOCTOR So many people email me asking me for writing advice I have decided to begin a new section on my blog where I share […]
October 25, 2018

BITTER GREENS: Rapunzel, Charlotte-Rose de la Force & me

Interview with Elizabeth Jane for the Historical Novel Society magazine I read on your website that you started out wanting to tell the Rapunzel Story as […]
October 25, 2018

THE BEAST’S GARDEN: How a book can change your life

Sometimes a book can change your life. The Diary of Anne Frank was that kind of book for me. I read it when I was twelve […]
October 25, 2018

THE BEAST’S GARDEN: Why We Must Always Resist

We live in soul-harrowing times. So much anxiety, so much terror. Sometimes I feel as if my heart is being broken every time I watch the […]