Welcome to my website! I’m a writer of children’s stories. Mostly in my head, but some are finally being typed!
I lie for a living. Ok, that was a lie, I’m a children’s story writer but isn’t that the same thing? I make things up! It’s great fun 😊 I was brought up in the beautiful North Yorkshire moors and daydreamed my way through my school years. Being the adventurous type, I made the dramatic 11… Continue reading About
Shh! I’m not really a grown-up! If Facebook is a gossip magazine, Instagram is an art gallery and Twitter is a business and political convention for grown-ups only. That’s how I see them anyway! This causes me a problem: you see I’m not really a grown-up. Yes, I have been alive for 48 years, but… Continue reading Twitter – where the grown-ups hang out!
Dear Toyah, The 80s shaped me. I became a rebel without a cause and my poor parents didn’t know what to do with me! I sang your songs at them, dyed my hair a myriad of colours mixed and matched the most outlandish clothes, cast off any preconceptions about who I was and who I… Continue reading An Open Letter to Toyah Wilcox
Once upon a time, little girls were told to look pretty and act demure as their purpose in life was to gain “happily every after” by marrying a rich, handsome prince and their only contribution to society was to bring forth fat little heirs. Well that was then and this is now. Judging by the… Continue reading Why We Should All Want Our Little Girls To Grow Up To Be A Princess
Hi, I was once you and now I’m me. I hear you before I see you, revving your engine, squealing your tyres, racing up the road just an inch off the car in front. I stand there shaking my head at you, disgusted at your speed and disregard for the rules of the road. I… Continue reading Boy Racer
Have you ever wondered about your ancestors? Wondered what stories they would have to tell? Wondered what trials and tribulations they’ve endured? Wondered what they have excelled at? More and more people are using ancestry websites to find out about their family, and every single one of my friends who has started researching their family… Continue reading Mixed Race! Well Who Isn’t If You Go Back Far Enough?
I don’t use snail mail as the dog is environmentally friendly and protests the waste of paper by digesting most of the post, but feel free to contact me through this website or by either of the methods below: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rachellouisecoverdale/
“It’s really made me think. Next time someone’s being horrible, I’m going to think about why they feel like that before I get angry at them.” SW (aged 14)
“A good interesting read, which highlights the problems in a fictional story. Raising the awareness of the problems that Badgers face through persecution, and shows the need to educate, to tackle the cruelty today”Craig Fellowes, Badger Trust Training Coordinator
“Beautifully written and wonderfully illustrated, a joy to read to little ones, I can’t wait for the next one!” Madpants (Amazon customer)