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Cheryl Burman

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Cheryl Burman lives in the Forest of Dean, UK, a place which has inspired the likes of Tolkien and Rowling.
She’s the author of two novels for grownups, and a trilogy and its prequel for youngsters (although Mum, Dad and the grans love them too).
Her flash fiction and short stories have won various awards and some of these are included in her collection, Dragon Gift.
Cheryl is the chair of Dean Writers Circle and a founder of Dean Scribblers, which encourages creative writing among young people in her community.

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Cheryl Burman The idea for my Guardians trilogy came after the people of England rebelled against the idea that the government wanted to sell off our public forests…moreThe idea for my Guardians trilogy came after the people of England rebelled against the idea that the government wanted to sell off our public forests. The government backed down and I wrote Guardians! My current book is for adults but is also inspired by where I live.(less)
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Keepers

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Multiple POVs – good idea or not?

What are POVs?4 people representing characters

Point of view (POV) characters are those through whose eyes the story of our novel is told. We are in their heads, seeing what they see, hearing what they hear and so on.  (And to find out about Deep POV, have a read here.)The question is: how many such characters should we have, and how should we ‘share’ their points of view across the book?

My own POVs

I’d never given a great deal of

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"River Witch is the first longer story, the first novel, that I have read by this author. Having read one of her short stories I knew I loved the way she wrote, how she crafted her words. I hadn't expected to be so very swept away though. I loved it a" Read more of this review »
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"Tired of sitting helplessly while innocents and loved ones lose their lives, Hester follows a goddess's call and risks all to change fate.

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