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Anthologies of Hope

Anthologies of Hope: I’ve been encouraged and inspired by the two First Story anthologies produced by students at the schools where I’ve been Writer-in-Residence this year.

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Song: Horizon’s Broken

This song from Through the Uncrossbale Boundary is about grief and hope. It’s arranged and performed by the wonderful James Dey #FirebirdChronicles

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#247Challenge

It’s National Writing Day! Check out #247challenge hashtag on social media to see 24 word stories that have been written for the occasion. Why not have a go at writing your own? Below is my attempt, inspired by a number of school visits where the children have been quick to talk about the technical side […]

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Review: Firebird Chronicles

“A delightfully whimsical fantasy plot with more mature themes, like maintaining morality in difficult times and finding your purpose… You can read it on whatever level you’d like: whimsical fantasy, Christian literature, good old fashioned morality tale and so on. A lot of reviews made comparison to the Narnia series and I can definitely see […]

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K’s Treasure: Audio Story

This audio story uses many sounds from freesound.orgfor the full list see here: danielingrambrown.wordpress.com/ks-treasure-sound/

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We Have Conquered Earth!

Over the past few months I’ve been working with students from Beckfoot Upper Heaton school in Bradford, running creative writing workshops for First Story, a wonderful organisation that places writers in schools to encourage students in creative writing. Today we launched our first anthology of student’s writing. I’m very proud of them – they’ve worked […]

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Knaresborough Wind In The Willows

So here’s something I got up to this summer… I just created this video (last night) to keep the memories of this extraordinary project alive – let me know what you think! 1 mile. 34 performers. 24 sell-out shows. 8 giant ducks. 6 weasels to avoid. 1 mole. 1 badger. 1 rat. 1 enormous party. […]

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Special & Promotional Stories & The Firebird Chronicles

The Vampire Experiment: The Man In The Black Coat

This is the final monologue in a series of stories being released as separate blogs. They form an account of an experiment performed at Knaresborough castle for Fright Night, Halloween 2013. Investigators travelled around the castle grounds to discover ghosts, who waited, hungry to tell their stories. As you read the accounts, I invite you […]

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The Vampire Experiment: John Henley

This is the third in a series of monologues being released as separate blogs. They form an account of an experiment performed at Knaresborough castle for Fright Night, Halloween 2013. Investigators travelled around the castle grounds to discover ghosts, who waited, hungry to tell their stories. As you read the accounts, I invite you to […]

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The Vampire Experiment: Elizabeth’s Story

This is the second in a series of monologues being released as separate blogs. They form an account of an experiment performed at Knaresborough castle for Fright Night, Halloween 2013. Investigators travelled around the castle grounds to discover ghosts, who waited, hungry to tell their stories. As you read the accounts, I invite you to […]