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Alexa Tewkesbury is an award-winning author of numerous books for children, as well as a freelance editor, copywriter, proof reader, actor and voiceover artist, working with publishers, designers and film makers nationwide.

Based in the UK, Alexa works on a freelance basis and will undertake all types of writing commissions, such as fiction/non-fiction, biographies, film/TV scripts, corporate literature, advertising/marketing copy, website text and magazine articles/columns.

She also offers services as an editor and proof reader, allowing you to make the most of your written words.

If your project needs a voice, Alexa’s skills as a voiceover artist embrace a range of vocal styles and accents. Whether for advertisements, films, telephone message recordings or websites, Alexa will work with you to achieve the sound and delivery you seek.

Whatever you want to say, Alexa will help you say it precisely and professionally – because, after all … words matter.

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Counting down ...

Posted on Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:25 by Alexa

In just over a week, I will have finished and sent in to my publisher the last in a series of four new children's books to be released later this year. Exciting times!

And what a lovely fan letter I received about my books just after Christmas! Thank you so much, kind Erin!

As for tomorrow's chore, my tax return calls ... Thank goodness for The Musketeers on TV tonight!

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Merry Christmas & a peaceful New Year

Posted on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:25 by Alexa

Been a bit quiet this last few months. Work has been very hectic so there's been lots to talk about but very little time in which to do the talking! Fabulous writing projects on the go, plenty of proofing and editing, and lots of acting with Moonstone Theatre - currently performing as the evil queen in a mini pantomime at Babbacombe Model Village in Torquay. Oh yes I am!

Will update my book page as soon as I can with all the new publications.

Meantime, I wish you a wonderful Christmas and a peaceful New Year full of all the things you wish for.

Love x

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Pens DVD on sale!

Posted on Sun, 10 Aug 2014 12:40 by Alexa

Delighted to announce that there is now a Pens animated DVD on sale from CWR. It contains four stories that I've written and voiced, with additional voices supplied by some of CWR's lovely people. That's almost 30 minutes of Pens for the bargain price of £4.99! Copy and paste the link below and you'll find all the details:

http://www.cwr.org.uk/store/p-461-pens-animated-dvd.aspx

And if you fancy a quick read, here's the link to an article I wrote that was recently published on CWR's Small Group Central website:

http://www.smallgroupcentral.org.uk/something-old-something-new-plus-side-multi-generational-small-groups/ 

Happily working away at the moment on book two of a new series of four books for children. The series is due for release next year.

And what fabulous summer weather! My laptop and I have frequently found ourselves working in the garden during the last couple of months, in the shade of the apple tree. Bliss ...

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Interview

Posted on Tue, 8 Jul 2014 10:59 by Alexa

Here's the link for a recent interview I did for CLC. With many thanks to Sarah Williams.

 http://clcwholesale.com/2014/07/02/meet-the-writer-alexa-tewkesbury/

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My Month With Mrs Potter

Posted on Fri, 6 Jun 2014 12:15 by Alexa

My screenplay for MonkeyDribble Film's feature, 'My Month With Mrs Potter', is now in production. The first week sounds as though it's been a blast! Main location looks brilliant and the weather has been kind. Can't wait to join cast and crew in ten days or so to film my scenes as Morwenna Coulson.

For regular updates and fantastic photos from the shoot, please see and like the Facebook page - My Month With Mrs Potter. You can follow on Twitter too @mrspotterfilm.

In other news, I've now begun work on planning out some new writing projects. So all good here. x

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Feature goes into production!

Posted on Fri, 16 May 2014 11:39 by Alexa

The Pens Activity Bible for 3- to 6-year-olds is now out! Available direct from CWR and all the usual on-line outlets too. It looks fantastic. Another wonderful, colourful job by CWR's clever design team. Simple re-tellings of Bible stories (some of the not so well known ones are in there) are complemented by fun little puzzles and activities. Would make a lovely present for young ones.


I've also been working on a feature screenplay for MonkeyDribble Films over the last few months, and I'm very excited to annouce that the film goes into production on 30 May! Not only that, but I've been cast in one of the supporting roles. Summer's off to a great start!

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More Pens news

Posted on Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:18 by Alexa

Lots of activity on the 'Pens' front so far this year! And to add to it, I've just completed 'Pens' book 23. It's now with the publishers, CWR, and probably being edited as I type! Mike Henson's artwork is always fabulous. Look forward to seeing how he illustrates this latest batch of 'Pens' adventures.

Now on to book 24 ...

And for a last minute Easter treat, there's also a 'Pens' Easter special book. You can buy it from all the usual on-line outlets, and direct from CWR by copying and pasting the link below:

http://www.cwr.org.uk/store/p-1226-pens-specialbreaster.aspx

Happy Easter! And long may the sun continue in its sunnyness. x

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Making their mark!

Posted on Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:10 by Alexa

Wow! Those little Pens seem to be really making their mark. They're even cropping up on brand-new T-shirts! Have a peek

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MEET PENS!

Posted on Tue, 1 Apr 2014 11:18 by Alexa

Excited to announce that my little Pens now have their very own website! It's fully interactive with games for little ones and downloadable resources for adults, too. And if you click on the characters on the main page, they'll say hello to you! Please do have a look - www.meetpens.co.uk! A bit of fun in time for the Easter holidays, all courtesy of CWR.

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Feeling springy

Posted on Tue, 4 Mar 2014 12:53 by Alexa

With the mornings and evenings getting lighter, I'm also starting to see more clearly as I get used to my variefocals! I'm told there's a knack ... Along with just about everybody, I'm sure, I shan't be sorry to see the back of this grim, wet winter. Even our dog has thought twice about going for a walk when I've tried to hustle him out through the back door. I've told him it's not my fault but from the reproachful look he throws me every time we set off for yet another muddy paddle, I'm not sure he believes me.

However, along with the rain, the work has also been flowing. I've recently finished a Topz Secret Diary Holiday Special for CWR which is full of puzzles and quizzes, plus brand-new diary entries from each member of the Topz Gang. It'll be out in a few months' time, hopefully to help occupy and bring a smile to 7- to 11-year-olds during their many weeks off school through the year (oh, those were the days!).

I've also just completed a Topz Tips For School booklet, again for 7- to 11-year-olds, which features the Topz Gang, too, and is (as it sort of says in the title) packed full of tips for how to get the most out of primary school. It'll be out before long - I'll post again when I know when, plus link so that you can have a peek.

On the editing side, I've now finished the first edit of a fantastic new book - The Single Mum Entrepreneur by Ali Golds. Written in a fabulously accessible and chatty style, it's truly inspiring. Ali not only tells her own story and how she came to begin and develop her businesses, but also imparts invaluable facts and information for anyone - and perhaps especially those who find themselves as single mums - with an entrepreneurial spirit.

And, with the second draft of my feature screenplay for MonkeyDribble Films also complete, I'm looking forward to a skype meeting with the Norton Bros tomorrow.

One last, but very important thing - my Topz Secret Story, 'One Too Many For Benny', has rather excitingly been shortlisted for a Speaking Volumes 2014 Book Award. Voting is open until 31 March. The book is on my book page, and if you are able to spare a few moments to do the  clicky bits to vote, I should be SO grateful! Here's the link http://www.christianbookawards.org/my-vote/  

More news soon. x  

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