Author of Alex Rider, Foyle's War, Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, TV and film writer, occasional journalist.


​Anthony Horowitz Spy Story Masterclass

Thu, June 04, 2020

Bestselling mystery author Anthony Horowitz has a top secret mission for you! To write your own amazing spy adventure story in just one week. Every day, we'll be uploading some incredible top tips on how to write a brilliant story, so why not write along with us and create something amazing!

Masterclass one - creating a main character

The first thing to do when writing a story is to create your main character, the person who you will follow through the story. Watch the video for Anthony's top tips on making up your own fantastic hero or heroine!

Download the 'creating a main character' worksheet you can complete at home, if you would like to!

Go to the Blue Peter page on the BBC website