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Debut book release for children, age 9-14.

Things Nobody Tells You When You’re Growing Up

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Why is this book needed now?

Our young people are increasingly confused about key life issues and their own personal development. The world is fuller now: fuller with noise, narration, role models of all different types and styles. Children see and hear so much every day (especially with the added dimension of media and social media) that has the potential to fill them full of self-doubt and lead them to compare themselves unnecessarily to others. This book reassures young people that the issues they face are common and that there are practical solutions. It opens up discussions to help them to avoid thinking traps.

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Click here to read Fiona’s article published in the Times Educational Supplement.

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@WomenEdNE is celebrating female authors for #IWD20

International Women’s Day 2020 hosted by #WomenEdNE at the University of Sunderland

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(Left to right) Authors Sarah Mullins, Fiona Clark, Professor Lynne McKenna and Sarah Martin-Denham at the University of Sunderland #IWD20

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St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy, Hebburn, hosts

author Fiona Clark on World Book Day 2020

Students decorated the doors of each classroom in the style of a book, a character or a genre and Fiona judged the competition, as well as enjoying a Q and A session with students in the school library.

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Walbottle Campus, Newcastle, host Fiona Clark as writer in Residence, and see the fruits of four amazing creative writing projects

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Plus, the successful launch of Walbottle Campus’ first school newspaper!Newspaper Tuesday

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20190606_080826(Left to right) Writer in residence Fiona Clark, with Head of English Emma Patience and KS3 lead Sam Miller, at Walbottle Campus, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

 

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Walbottle Campus students learn how to interview and take notes
for the school newspaper

 

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Students’ poems were published in an anthology ‘Sonnets from the City’ at the end of a creative poetry project. Each student got a copy to keep and these were also displayed in the school reception.


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Shout Above the Noise

An amazing creative writing residency at Churchill Community College

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“Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.” – Marian Wright Edelman