Josie Lum author

Festival Season

Whatever you're into, there's a festival to suit your tastes. I'm sure (because you're reading this) that books are your thing! So read on for some...
Josie Lum author

Author FAQ

An important part of an author visit to schools is the opportunity for children to ask questions. As an introvert, I find this as daunting as the...
Mum and children reading

Love Is … Reading Together

Long before we grow up and find someone to love and share our lives with, our first loves are our parents.  And reading with a parent is something...
Festival Season

Festival Season

Whatever you're into, there's a festival to suit your tastes. I'm sure (because you're reading this) that books are your thing! So read on for some fabulous book festivals coming up (I'm lucky enough to have a spot at some of these):Herts Book Festival - 7-8 May I'll...

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Author FAQ

Author FAQ

An important part of an author visit to schools is the opportunity for children to ask questions. As an introvert, I find this as daunting as the shyest child who doesn't speak. However, I am learning how to cope with and even enjoy the experience. On my most recent...

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World Book Day Costumes Ideas for Adults

World Book Day Costumes Ideas for Adults

  Naturally, there are lots of ideas out there on the internet for dressing-up ideas for children. But what about World Book Day costumes for adults who need to dress up for the day? I've come up with 5 quick and easy costume ideas for you.First up, going back to...

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2021 Becomes 2022

2021 Becomes 2022

So, here we are, nearly 2022! Who knows what it will bring? Despite all that is going on in the world, and that hiding away at home suits me to a T, I have decided that this year I'll be making things happen and being more visible as a children's author. My aim is to...

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When a Home Means Friendship

When a Home Means Friendship

Going out to visit a school still fills me with nerves. To counteract the thoughts of being 'not enough', I make plans to fill my time in the classroom to give the school and the children extra value. My visits are always more than a reading! We have treasure hunts,...

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Kindness in Action

Kindness in Action

There have been a lot of stories of kindness and positive actions taken during the pandemic, from the amazing Captain Sir Tom Moore to children baking cookies for their neighbours. It makes you realise that there are some amazing kind souls in the world, and that we...

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First Love

First Love

  I went 'Live' on Facebook today and stated that everyone's first love was their Mum. A pretty bold claim, but one I stand by (excepting those who, for whatever reason, didn't get the chance to meet their Mum). Of course, as you grow up, love changes but...

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Love Is … Reading Together

Love Is … Reading Together

Long before we grow up and find someone to love and share our lives with, our first loves are our parents.  And reading with a parent is something that most adults remember doing.  Sharing a book together is a truly wonderful way to grow and keep that bond of love...

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To Type or Handwrite?

To Type or Handwrite?

To type or handwrite: that is the question. I am a member of a couple of Facebook author groups and this is a frequently asked question. There are many reasons given for individual choices. "I write my first draft by hand, at least for fiction. For non-fiction, I...

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My Adventures in Creative Writing

My Adventures in Creative Writing

On 25th April, I boldly went where I'd never been before, but had very much wanted to for a long time. Lack of confidence and time had always held me back. So when my best friend, Julia, told me she was thinking of attending a Creative Writing course, I asked if I...

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Josie Dom is a children’s author learning to embrace her individuality.
Join her in a world of imagination where anything could happen and the most important things are friendship and kindness.

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