Episode 29: NaNoWriMo Special with Barry Cunningham, Natasha Farrant and Catherine Johnson

Broadcast 29 November, 2016

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Our NaNoWriMo special features writing tips and advice from our three studio guests - top children's publisher Barry Cunningham, author Natasha Farrant, and author/screenwriter Catherine Johnson. Plus Louise meets bestselling YA author Jennifer Niven to hear about her approach to writing.

Reading list

Books that started life as NaNo novels:

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens

Beetle Boy by MG Leonard

Our guests:

Barry Cunningham

Natasha Farrant

Catherine Johnson

Jennifer Niven

New books this month:

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by JK Rowling

Wimpy Kid: Double Down by Jeff Kinney

Girl Online: Going Solo by Zoe Sugg

The Liszts by Kyo Maclear and Julia Sarda

Santa Claude by Alex T Smith (more Christmas books to come!)

Melissa's November round-up in full

Find out more


The Times Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition

What we're reading this month