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Alice Nuttall

Alice Nuttall (she/her) is a writer, pet-wrangler and D&D nerd. Her reading has got so out of control that she had to take a job at her local library to avoid bankrupting herself on books - unfortunately, this has just resulted in her TBR pile growing until it resembles Everest. Alice's webcomic, writing and everything else can be found at

Poets for the Terrified

I have a confession to make. For a long time, I didn’t really get poetry. I successfully managed to hide ...

The Susan: The Story of an Archetype, and Why We Need Her

So many children's books have a Susan, and she often gets overlooked - but in fact, the Susan is often one of the most important characters in a story.

9 Tasty Children’s Books About Food

You'll find a tasty array of children's books about food for kids of all ages, from early reader to YA. Pick up a book and dig in!

9 Short Horror Stories To Keep You Awake All Halloween Night

Here are nine short horror stories to get you in the mood for Halloween, and keep you awake until the witching hour has passed.

6 Kidlit Books Starring Sensitive Boys

A list of kidlit books starring caring and sensitive boys, for readers who want a hero who doesn't just punch his way out of trouble.

10 Collections Of Scary Stories for Kids For Halloween Season

In these ten collections of scary stories for kids, you'll find short horror, campfire tales, and spooky fiction, just in time for Halloween.

3 Books and Series that Deserve an RPG

A selection of book series with such rich worlds and characters that they deserve their own role-playing games.

Literary Tourism: Oxford, UK

It’s difficult to write about Oxford and literature without it getting cliche. There have already been so many pieces about ...

12 Books About Bullying For Young Readers and Teens

As the new school year draws closer and the pre-school jitters set in, these books about bullying are a great resource for children and parents alike.

Life Lessons from Terry Pratchett’s Witches

A loving look at the witches of Discworld, and the things we can learn from these very different fictional women.