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Today on the Awfully Big Blog Adventure I’m talking movies! What’s YOUR favourite movie about writers?

Blog for October

Hey everyone! My latest blog for the Awfully Big Blog Adventure just ‘dropped’ as I believe the young people say. This month I run down the top ten writing tools in my life. Want to read it?    

Children’s Book Week November 2017

Hi All! Children’s Book Week is coming up in November and now is a great time to get authors to come into your classroom and preach about books and writing. Just wanted you lovely people to know that I have

Watt, watt?

Happy September everyone! Just a quick update to let you know that I’ve been performing a little experiment: I’m serialising an original story online through Wattpad, the free reading community website. My teen novel PYRO will appear over there, week

New blog post over on ABBA

My latest blog post for the Awfully Big Blog Adventure is now live HERE!

Dan In the USA (Virtually)

Hi all, A quick summer post to let you know how things are going. I’m cracking on with a few manuscripts at the moment and things have been crazy busy but I’m looking forward to relaxing for a couple of

Dino Wars Announced

This from my new publishers Maverick Arts:

Radio, Wall of Sound…

I’ll be on BBC Radio Devon on Monday 24th July at around 12:10, talking Codebusters, writing and more with Kerry White! EDIT: If you missed it, click here and listen from around 2hr and 20mins in. I didn’t mess it

Creddy here I come!

Coming to Crediton Community Bookshop, Friday 28th July at 10.30: Codebusting! Dan Metcalf, author of the brand new children’s book Codebusters, gives a reading of his latest work and a workshop on the history of codes, ciphers and sneaky spies.

Summer Sale! Get ‘Your Story, Your Way’ for just £5

Summer is a perfect time for kicking back, relaxing and ploughing on with that novel you’ve always wanted to write. With that in mind, I’m running a summer sale on my creative writing ebook, Your Story, Your Way. To grab