Rebecca Patterson

Top creative tips from Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Rebecca Patterson.

Image from 'My Big Shouting Day' by Rebecca Patterson

Author of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2012 winning book My Big Shouting Day. Rebecca visited the Roald Dahl Museum in 2013 to deliver some exciting, hands-on and sometimes noisy workshops. Take a look at her top tips for writing that buzzwangling book:

1. Keep your beady eyes open and your ears wagging.

2. Get some good soft pencils

3. and a pile of paper.

4. Some stories start with a picture. Not words.

5. Don’t tell anybody what you’re doing, 'til it’s finished.

Find out more about Rebecca Patterson and her books on the Random House website.