Julia Golding

Julia Golding

Children's author

Also writes as

Joss Stirling, Eve Edwards
http://www.juliagolding.co.uk
julia@juliagolding.co.uk
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Available for

After dinner, Commission, Interview, Talk, Workshop

Audiences

Age 7 to 11, Age 11 to 14, Age 14 to 16, Age 16 to 18+, Adult

Genres

Crime, History, Humour, Romance, Science fiction, Stage/Screen

Book types

Alphabet, Fiction 8-13

Awards

  • The Nestle Children's Book Prize 2006 (formerly known as the Smarties Prize). Bronze Award for Mel Foster in Primary Teacher Awards 2015. Winner of Romantic Novel of the Year 2015 as Joss Stirling
  • the first time a YA novel has won this award in the 60 years of the competition.
  • the honor book medal of the Green Earth Book Award
  • Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2006
  • the 2012 Beehive Book Award
  • In the US

Organisations

  • Tutor on Arvon courses (Lumb Bank)

Details

One of my favourite parts of being an author is getting to meet my readers. I enjoy going in to schools to run book sessions or workshops all based around game playing or coming down the front to put on costumes or take part in quizzes. 

 
With me, your young people can 
  • find out about monster mash-ups!
  • join King Arthur's Round Table,
  • find out about life two hundred years ago,
  • become a pirate,
  • test their survival skills,
  • discover what the Vikings were really like,
  • or join the Secret Society for the Protection of Mythical Creatures.
 
As Joss Stirling I offer an event for teens around using playlists and music for inspiration.
 
As Eve Edwards, I am currently offering an event for teens on the centenary of World War I as well as more generally about writing historical fiction.
 
I  am also experienced in conducting writing workshops for both children and adult classes.
 
And what the children think: 

'The way she thought about explaining books to children was amazing.' Thomas Y5

'I really enjoyed her coming in, and it was interesting how she started her books and the stages that go into a book.' Matthew Y6

 
My charges are set at Society of Author recommended rates either for a whole or half day.  Please contact me for current details.

Books by Julia Golding

I have written over fifty novels for children and teens under my three names, Julia Golding, Joss Stirling and Eve Edwards. I also write for adults, adapt novels for theatre and write screenplays.

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The Curious Crime

The Curious Crime

Enter a fantasy island where Phil the dodo and other unusual wild animals roam corridors, great halls and an underground network of passages of a magnificent museum and science academy. Prevented from following her creative passion as a stonemason, Ree is confined to cleaning the halls at night as a maid. But then the murders start happening... A determined scholar Henri and strong-willed Ree join forces to solve the mysteries and prove their innocence. 
978-1405237581

The Diamond of Drury Lane

historical adventure set in Cat Royal's London, 1790 
978-0192792952

Finding Sky

Paranormal romance for teens with unforgettable heroes Sky and Zed 
978-0192732224

Young Knights of the Round Table

fantasy adventure bringing myths up to date 
978-0141337395

Dusk

World War I teen romance between a young artist and a nurse 

Keywords

FANTASY HISTORICAL FICTION NEW ADULT ROMANCE SKYPE TEEN THRILLERS WRITING WORKSHOPS YOUNG ADULT