Writers on Writing: 18 Blogs of Christmas with Bourne Morris
For years, my grandchildren gave me paintings and drawings they had done as presents for me at Christmas. So, when my grandchildren were still all under the age of twelve, I decided to write a story just for them, and read it to them. I used their real names and gave them the lead roles in a story about five children who discover a magic creature that only they could see.
Writers on Writing: 18 Blogs of Christmas with Alice Loweecey
When my kids were little, we’d never heard of the Elf on the Shelf. Our pre-Christmas traditions were the usual ones: Carrying home a real tree, baking cookies, and freaking the cats out with all the Bright! Shiny! things everywhere. (What do you mean it’s not everyone’s tradition to freak out the cats?)
Now I don’t do cute.
I’ll pause so everyone who knows me can laugh uproariously.
Writers on Writing: 18 Blogs of Christmas with Catriona McPherson
Thank you, Henery Press, for letting me be part of your 18 Blogs of Christmas!
It’s my favourite time of year. When I left Scotland for California in 2010, it was the time I dreaded most. What would Christmas be without bad weather, without mince pies and crackers, without friends and family? What would New Year be without first-footing, without shortbread and ginger wine, without friends and family?