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Author Interviews

Danny Wallace: “I’m a writer, definitely. The writing seems to have been the one constant in my life. That, and the curries”

Daniel Frederick Wallace (film-maker, comedian, writer, actor and presenter) was born 16th November 1976 in Dundee, Scotland, but moved to Loughborough, and in later years, Berlin and Bath with his parents. At the young age of 16, Danny began to work for Sega Power magazine as well as preparing for his GCSEs. What followed was years of writing for other games magazines, and then, when he was 18, for the comedy magazine Comedy Review. Continue Reading

Author Interviews

World of talks with Harriet Castor about writing, her favourite books and Henry VIII

At the unusually young age of twelve Harriet Castor had her first children’s book, Fat Puss and Friends, accepted for publication by Penguin. Since then she has written over forty books, both fiction and non-fiction, for children and adults. She completed a History degree at Cambridge University, specialising in the Tudor period, and since graduating has had a variety of jobs, including teaching English in Prague, and spending three years with the Royal Ballet as a Benesh Notator. Harriet now lives in Bristol with her husband and two daughters, and writes full time. Continue Reading