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The Creakers - Tom Fletcher

“What makes all the creaks, and clangs in your house? It isn’t the cat, or your dog, or a mouse. Those noises are made by mysterious creatures.

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Troy: A Tale of Two Brothers

This is a work of fiction. A children’s short story for the winner of Saturday’s prompt competition: Monika Ormerod.

Here goes!

In the beginning of time, the titans were defeated by three brothers. 1,158 more words


Review: Teacup House: Meet the Twitches by Hayley Scott and Pippa Curnick

Here’s a lovely book for an ’emerging reader’ who likes a good balance of words and pictures on their page. And a sprinkling of (possible) magic… 287 more words


"Here we go again."

From Christopher Paul Curtis’ Bud, Not Buddy.

It’s Michigan in 1936 and 10-year-old Bud has lost his mother and has been living with a foster family.   282 more words

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A Look Back at 2017

2017 was the year that I relaunched my blog and started a number of writing projects. In this post, I look back at my most successful posts, and let you know how the creative writing is going. 459 more words

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Letters in Numbers: my 2017 reading stats

In 2017 I kept a reading journal, mostly because my memory is rubbish and I couldn’t tell you what I read last week, but also because I thought it would be interesting to keep tabs on my choices and get some insights into my habits as a reader. 612 more words