Inside the brain of…is where we catch up with a creative-head doing great things to inspire the next generation. This month, Kelly Beckett did an exclusive interview with Alex Wheatle, MBE, author of the Crongton Trilogy including Liccle Bit, Crongton Knights and the forthcoming Straight Outta Crongton set for release in April 2017. Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2016.
It was soooo good, we've had to split in two-parts. Alex gives us the low down on his writing, where he gets his inspiration and what he hopes to achieve.
It's NationalStorytellingWeek, so we thought we'd share a couple of pages from the first story we ever wrote way back in 19@*! The title is 'The Princess and the Tarts' and it's about a little girl who burnt her jam tarts because she was playing out! What's the first story you wrote?
Since 2016, we've been working with Lynne Barcoe founder of The Family Panel (formally MumPanel) a 20,000 strong panel of parents who share their honest opinions on brands and services who are targeting families. We’ve been telling their story to attract new members and demonstrate to brands the importance of engaging and listening closely to their target audience.