The Author Hotline 

  • FREE school resource where authors and their readers connect

WriteforKids –  Writers’ resources

  • Newsletter and some free resources
  • How to identify your perfect age group
  • Methods to get expert feedback on your manuscripts
  • Researching publishers and submitting your manuscripts


  • The ideas and inspiration website for all writers
  • Hundreds of great ideas to inspire and improve your writing

 The National Literacy Trust  

  • Working to improve the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in the UK’s poorest communities
  • Because low literacy is intergenerational, they focus their work on families, young people and children

Federation of Children’s Book Groups 

  • The FCBG is at the forefront of encouraging children to get deeply involved in books and reading

Writing Magazine

  • Writers’ News & Writing Magazine

School Workshops

  • School Workshops is the UK’s leading directory of educational school workshops
  • The site is free for schools and free for workshop providers to advertise