RiK Alker—from Tragic Injuries to Best-Selling Kids’ Author

RK Alker Children's Author writer of funny kids books & fiction for age 7 8 9 10 11 12 & rhyming picture, colouring & activity books for kids age 4 5 6 from Lancashire England 01772970190 RiK Alker

Tragic Accident Turns RiK Alker aka The ChilliMan into a Best-Selling Children’s Author RiK Alker Children’s Author, former UCLan lecturer and 999 emergency ambulanceman is most famous for his role as The ChilliMan. Former UCLan economics and business lecturer, Richard Alker, a.k.a. RiK Alker began growing Chillies as a hobby 25 years ago. His hobby … Read moreRiK Alker—from Tragic Injuries to Best-Selling Kids’ Author

What is #LancashireDay?

#LancashireDay with RK Alker Childrens Author writer of funny kids books from Chorley England United Kingdom Made in Lancashire on Lancashire Day 1920x1080

When is #LancashireDay Celebrated? #LancashireDay is celebrated each year on November 27th in the UK. The first #LancashireDay was held in 1996. The celebration is held to honour the day when Lancashire sent its first representatives to the Model Parliament of King Edward I in 1295. How is Lancashire Day Celebrated? On #LancashireDay, town criers … Read moreWhat is #LancashireDay?

Fun Writing Ideas for Kids in Coronavirus COVID-19 Isolation

Fun Writing Ideas for Kids Fun writing ideas for kids at home in Coronavirus COVID-19 Isolation. Children’s book ideas to write about using homeschool creative writing ideas. #Covid19WritingIdeas  #Coronavirus19WritingIdeas Coronavirus COVID-19 Children’s Writing Ideas and Funny Writing Prompts for Kids My wife, my two girls and I are self-isolating. Nothing to panic about – symptoms … Read moreFun Writing Ideas for Kids in Coronavirus COVID-19 Isolation

Author Online Marketing & SEO – 7 Tips for Writers to Claim Google #1

Author Online Marketing & SEO – 7 Tips for Authors & Writers to Claim Google World #1 Today I achieved a dozen Google world number ones – want to know how? Using Author Online Marketing…  Read on… The online marketing game started as I got out of bed at 07:00am, washed, dressed and ate breakfast. … Read moreAuthor Online Marketing & SEO – 7 Tips for Writers to Claim Google #1

Funny Kids Christian Books – Writing Humorous Christian Fiction for Tweens and Teens

Funny Kids Christian Books Was my overt intention to write funny kids’ Christian books? No, it wasn’t. My intention was to write funny children’s picture books in verse or rhyming picture books for my children whilst I recovered from a serious knee injury sustained saving a life. I have always been a fan of children’s … Read moreFunny Kids Christian Books – Writing Humorous Christian Fiction for Tweens and Teens

Book Sale – 10 Top Websites to Visit for UK Book Sales

Book Sale Book sale listings are detailed below. Here are the links to 10 top websites to find UK book sales and kids’ book sales. Find adult books and children’s books in hardback, paperback, eBooks and audio books and eBooks. Book Sale and Special Offers 1. WHSmith.co.uk Books Sale 2. Oxfam.org.uk Book Sales 3. TheWorks.co.uk … Read moreBook Sale – 10 Top Websites to Visit for UK Book Sales

Christmas Book – What Should I Buy? An English Xmas Story

Christmas Book What Children’s Christmas Book Should I Buy? Choosing a Christmas book for a child can be an exciting and daunting shopping adventure. An English Christmas Story Shopping for kids’ books at Christmas reminds me of my days as a chilli grower, when I sold my artisan chilli products at the Christmas events and … Read moreChristmas Book – What Should I Buy? An English Xmas Story

What is #PitMad on Twitter? Some Top Tips

#PitMad Pitch Wars on Twitter? #PitMad takes place quarterly on Twitter. Authors and writers are invited to pitch their ready-to-go (ready to query) manuscript in a 280-character Twitter tweet. When is the Next Twitter #PitMad? As NaNoWriMo or the crazy November of National Novel Writing Month draws to a close. A frenzied December Pitchwars.org threatens … Read moreWhat is #PitMad on Twitter? Some Top Tips

Free School Visits

Free School Visits Free school visits from a children’s author. Children’s Author Free School Visits I will be offering a limited number of free school visits. The number of free school visits that I can perform will be limited. I cannot give all of my time away for free – I have a wife and … Read moreFree School Visits

NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo NaNoWriMo November is National Novel Writing Month shortened to #NaNoWriMo. Hundreds of thousands of people engage in this writing challenge to pen 50,000 words of a new novel in the month of November. The task is not a finished book – it is about the first draft. “The first draft is just you telling … Read moreNaNoWriMo