Maji-Muku Blog and Book Review

October 4, 2017

Some things really get up my nose, especially those things I read on the internet that talk about creativity as if it is something that you can walk in and buy from the supermarket shelf.

The latest article that drew my attention to this issue was one about someone havi...

September 25, 2017

I am sometimes asked about child rearing, as I was a single parent with my first daughter.

As I observe many parents dealing with their children I find many things interesting. I look at how some parents make deals with their children to get them to do what they should...

September 21, 2017

We just wanted everyone to know that we at the Maji Muku Forest Workshop are now making podcasts about children’s books and the creative process, and that we wanted to invite other authors of children’s book to become a part of it.

We believe that these podcasts can be...

September 14, 2017

If you are reading this article chances are you are probably going to write your book.

1. Remember to give yourself a date to finish the book.

2. Remember you need to create a writing place and schedule.

3. To need to actually start to write your book

Now that you know how...

September 12, 2017

I have been writing and producing theatre shows in the U.K. and USA for over 25 years. I have produced both dramas and musicals.  I find with any production, there are so many things to think about at once, and so many things that overlap simultaneously that it can bec...

September 10, 2017


The characters are the main part of any story, so you want to make sure that those characters are ones that you like and can work with to tell an interesting story.

I find a very good way of creating characters whether they are human or animals or...

September 10, 2017

So you want to write a children’s book?

The first thing you need to understand is that writing a children’s book is pretty much like writing any other book.

I have heard a lot of people say “I have children” or “I work with children” and “so I am sure I could write a chi...

August 7, 2017

If you have a small child they need a birthday party in the same way that they need shoes or food, it just goes without saying right?

So the question is what are you going to about it?

If you’ve never done it before, it can be a bit daunting, especially if you have had l...

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We review children's book and send it out to our readers via our blog.  Our belief is that the more good children's literature there is, the better educated children we will produce. So send us your ebooks and if it fits in with our goals of edutainment for children , we will review them and let the world know what you are doing.