Supergirl Interview: Katie Calder, eight years old and rocking it

I met up with my eight year old friend Katie Calder in my husband’s favorite coffee house in North Berwick, Steampunk. We talked about what she wants to be when she grows up and who her heroes are.

Katie has taught me a lot since I’ve known her. The delight she has in life and the things she loves is totally infectious.

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Supergirl Interview: Emma Brumpton, Adventurer, Broadcast Producer

Emma Brumpton has followed her dreams and made them come true. She is a broadcast producer and has travelled the world. 122 countries out of a possible 194!

She has filmed with Bill Clinton, Al Gore, John Travolta, Richard Branson and Seal. I ask her what advice she would give to her teenage self.

So:

  1. Don’t worry! It will all turn out ok in the end.
  2. Make the choices that are right for you. Don’t be pressurised into doing something someone else wants you to.
  3. Travel, travel, travel. There’s a whole world out there to learn from.

 

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Language & P.G. Wodehouse

I am writing a Young Adult novel, a real world Fantasy with epic elements aplenty.

However.

As I am writing this book, who is my go-to guy for reference? Why, P.G. Wodehouse of course.

P.G. Wodehouse I hear you cry? But P.G is the Grandfather of 20th Century English Comedies… Light-hearted in the extreme… Jeeves and Wooster and all that 1920s silliness… What does a posh English cad and his over educated butler have to do with modern day YA Fantasy?

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