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Newark Book Festival: Ellen Lavelle meets author Matt Haig

Newark Book Festival: Ellen Lavelle meets author Matt Haig

On Saturday 15th July, I met Matt Haig, author of the hugely successful Reasons to Stay Alive, as he toured with his new novel How to Stop Time.

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Amsterdam: Levelling-Up My Human Skills

Amsterdam: Levelling-Up My Human Skills

  I managed to survive a journey to Amsterdam, a week in Amsterdam and the train journey back from Amsterdam without any major disasters. On the way back to Paris, I was sitting next to a man that used the train Wi-Fi and his Macbook Air to donate to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, but he […]

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Bad Guys: Modern and Vintage

Bad Guys: Modern and Vintage

As a creative writing student and someone who plans to one day write a Man-Booker prize-winning novel or Oscar-winning screenplay, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about villains.

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The Sound of Independence

The Sound of Independence

Red Wave Productions – a production company comprised of Lincoln University students specialising in film production – have recently released a short film entitled ‘The Sound of Independence’.

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Now You See Me: An interview with Martin Daniels

Now You See Me: An interview with Martin Daniels

On Friday 5th September 2014, I met comedian and magician Martin Daniels and he told me about the upcoming village hall tour…

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In conversation with Karen Maitland

In conversation with Karen Maitland

The subject of her talk at The Collection was her latest novel, The Vanishing Witch, set in 1381 during the reign of fourteen-year old King Richard II, focusing specifically on the suppression of the Peasants’ Revolt.

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An interview with Jessie Burton: The Miniaturist

An interview with Jessie Burton: The Miniaturist

On Wednesday 30th July 2014, I met author Jessie Burton at The Collection in Lincoln – one of many stops on her tour as she promotes her debut novel The Miniaturist.

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My time in YJA: Ellen Lavelle

My time in YJA: Ellen Lavelle

I joined YJA in April 2010, when I was fourteen and shy. I soon realised that being shy wasn’t really an option when interviewing CEOs, rock stars and politicians and so, surprisingly quickly and easily, I stopped being shy.

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‘Lindum Books’ opens to the public!

‘Lindum Books’ opens to the public!

The Young Journalist Academy received an exclusive invite to the opening of Lindum Books in Lincoln.

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Sir Bruce Forsyth Quits ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

Sir Bruce Forsyth Quits ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

The decision, Forsyth insists, was entirely his own to quit Strictly Come Dancing

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