Episode 116: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Gina Blaxill

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Gina Blaxill, joins us to talk about her latest novel, You Can Trust Me. Gina and I chatted about the difficulties of a writing journey, finding the right place to start your novel, and tricky first chapters. Gina was a great guestContinue reading “Episode 116: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Gina Blaxill”

Episode 115: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Jane Mitchell

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Jane Mitchell, joins us to talk about her latest novel, Run for Your Life Jane and I chatted about the Direct Provision in Ireland, running writing workshops for refugees, and writing books to highlight issues. Jane was a great guest to haveContinue reading “Episode 115: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Jane Mitchell”

Episode 113: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Anne Cassidy

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Anne Cassidy, joins us to talk about her latest novel, The Drowning Day. Anne and I chatted about writing for middle grade, the writing of up to date issues, and the creation of characters. Anne was a great guest to have onContinue reading “Episode 113: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Anne Cassidy”

Episode 112: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Alastair Chisholm 2

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Alastair Chisholm, returns to the show to talk about her latest series, the Dragon Storm Series. Alastair and I chatted about writing in picture books and middle grade, writing a series, and all the details that go into it. Alastair was aContinue reading “Episode 112: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Alastair Chisholm 2”

Episode 111: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Hannah Peck

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Hannah Peck, returns to the show to talk about her latest novel, Kate on the Case: The Call of the Silver Wibbler Hannah and I chatted about the challenge of writing and illustrator, writing songs in books, and linking mysteries and friendship.Continue reading “Episode 111: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Hannah Peck”

Episode 109: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Lindsay Littleson

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Lindsay Littleson, joins us to talk about her latest novel, The Rewilders. Lindsay and I chatted about tackling the rewilding efforts in Scotland, creating characters true to the students she used to teach, and her love of Lynx’s. Lindsay was a greatContinue reading “Episode 109: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Lindsay Littleson”

Episode 108: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Aneesa Marufu

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Aneesa Marufu, joins us to talk about her debut novel, The Balloon Thief Aneesa and I chatted about fascinations with hot air balloons, writing a story of adventure while tackling issues, and using university degrees in unexpected ways. Aneesa was a greatContinue reading “Episode 108: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Aneesa Marufu”

Episode 106: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Morgan Owen

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Morgan Owen, joins us to talk about her debut novel, The Girl with No Soul. Morgan and I chatted about taking 12 years to get her book out, building worlds before characters, and the highs and lows of being on debut. MorganContinue reading “Episode 106: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Morgan Owen”

Episode 105: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Karen McCombie

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Karen McCombie, joins us to talk about her latest book Fagin’s Girl. Karen and I chatted about what her research in bringing history to life, and reaching almost 100 books.  Karen was a great guest to have on the show and weContinue reading “Episode 105: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Karen McCombie”

Episode 101: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Jamar J Perry

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Jamar J Perry, author of debut Cameron Battle and the Hidden Kingdoms, joins us on the show! Jamar and I talked about loneliness growing up, finding a book for the boys he taught, and finding himself in the pages. Jamar was aContinue reading “Episode 101: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Jamar J Perry”