Kevin the Monster comes to life


Did you know that a very special group of young people with nystagmus have helped children’s author, Tim Pearce create a character for his brand new book, Secret Agent Striker Strikes Back? Tim was kind enough to run a children’s story writing workshop for us last year. Tim and the children created a story and … Continue reading Kevin the Monster comes to life

Raindrops on World Book Day


In celebration of World Book Day 2022, we are pleased to announce the publication of the Raindrops story book. This digital publication includes the winning stories, inspired by raindrops, written by Annabelle, Eliana, Harry and Daria. Read what our esteemed judges thought of their Nystagmus Awareness Day 2021 competition entries and the drawings submitted by … Continue reading Raindrops on World Book Day

Thank you, Tim


Children’s author, Tim Pearce who modestly describes himself as ‘the favourite children’s author you’ve never heard of’ joined the Nystagmus Network earlier this week to lead a fun and inspiring story writing workshop for children. Tim began by sharing his journey to publishing his first book ‘Secret Agent Striker’ and then gave us a sneaky … Continue reading Thank you, Tim

Children’s writing workshops this summer


Did you miss the children’s online writing workshop with fabulous children’s author, Helen Rutter? What a shame. That means you didn’t get to hear all about Helen’s inspiration behind her book ‘The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh’ and you didn’t get to meet her dog, Billy Whizz! Never mind. There are two more workshops still … Continue reading Children’s writing workshops this summer

Harry’s story for Raindrops


This is Harry. Harry is 9 years old. He’s just written his story for the Raindrops story writing competition. It’s about Raindrops and what they make him think of. Well done, Harry. We look forward to reading yours and all the other stories in the fabulous Raindrops story book to be published later this year. … Continue reading Harry’s story for Raindrops