by | Aug 8, 2018

Nine words. That’s all I wrote in my diary at 1.30am on 21st January 2007.

Four girls with magic power. East. South. West. North.

The following morning, I realised this was the idea I had been waiting for. Within a matter of minutes, I’d got the title – The Sprite Sisters – and the world, the old, rambling house where I’d grown up in Norfolk. I had my characters, Flame, Marina, Ash and Ariel, with their magic powers of Fire, Water, Earth & Air. If they argued their power would weaken, but if they worked together their magic was strong and they could protect Sprite Towers. The underlying message was that everything has to come back to the balance. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON NATIONALCENTREFORWRITING.ORG.UK