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This Interview With Paul Jennings Will Give You So Much Nostalgia

The author and Round the Twist creator has opened up about his writing and his life.

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In a new interview with Marc Fennell on The Feed, Jennings opens up about his writing and his life.

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On writing for children, Jennings says it's important not to patronise them and to be able to remember what it actually feels like to be a kid.

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He says his main characters are always versions of himself - "loners, and shy boys and girls." He also admits he stopped writing for years after an early rejection, and it wasn't until his forties that he had success.