National Day on Writing: The Most Influential Genre Authors in Literature

by Lewis Saddington October 22, 2019 4 min read

With National Day on Writing having just taken place, a day where we can all appreciate the importance of literature and storytelling, it only feels right to celebrate some of the most influential and adored writers of our time. Every book we read today has been influenced by one great writer or another - and, without certain names in the literary world, many of the classic genres know would likely not exist in their current form. Some may not even exist at all...
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Beatrix Potter: The Birth of Literature's Most Beloved Critters

by Amelia Baker July 22, 2019 3 min read

There are few readers today who can honestly say that Peter Rabbit and his fellow forest-and-field friends didn't have a presence in their reading as they were growing up. Beatrix Potter left us with a collection of children's works so adored, they're still being read and adapted for other mediums to this day. But behind each great story (or stories) there's another story of inspiration. This is Beatrix Potter's.
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Tragic Reality to Beautiful Fiction: The Origins of Peter Pan

by Amelia Baker May 07, 2019 2 min read

J. M. Barrie's The Story of Peter Pan simply doesn't grow old. But, as much as the classic Peter Pan book deserves to have a place on any child's bookshelf, the origins of the story and the characters themselves are far more grounded in reality, much unlike our flying hero and heroine Peter and Wendy.
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