Children’s non-fiction is on the rise!

I was lucky enough to attend the Bookseller conference on children’s non-fiction last month, and that was one of the conclusions.   We children’s non-fiction writers always feel like second-class citizens because when people talk about children’s books, they usually mean fiction.   But with the renewed popularity of highly illustrated information titles and a …

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Nordwind reunion

Every year, Siegfried Hellwig organises a reunion of seafarers who worked on the German ship Nordwind – one of the ships that was marooned in the Great Bitter Lake for 8 years. Günter Schütt kindly sent me a photo of the gathering in Olberg.  

Sharing students’ concerns

‘I think it’s important for tutors to recognise that international students are being asked to carry out a difficult task; the level of English needed to write a Masters dissertation or PhD thesis is advanced.’ Miranda Miller shares students’ concerns; all writers struggle with completing drafts of their work, and professional writers are no exception. …

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The story of your research

You may find it surprising to know how much crossover there is between academic writing and story writing. The principles of storytelling can very successfully be applied to research for a dissertation or thesis. In this week’s CF Share Insights blog, RLF Consultant Fellow Heather Dyer explains how: https://rlfconsultants.com/the-story-of-your-research/  

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