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Children’s books are never just for children

I don’t know if my Agnes books will last (yes, they will be a series) , but one can only hope (and work very hard to write a good story!). 22 more words


The most important books we'll ever read

Earlier this month I rated a book with 3 out of 5 stars on Goodreads. When the review auto-posted to Facebook, a friend expressed surprise at the low rating. 627 more words


Never-Ending Love

“I will love you forever; whatever happens.

Till I die and after I die,

and when I find my way out of the land of the dead, 33 more words


£15 tickets for immersive Grimm Tales experience

Fancy bumping into Hansel and Gretel in a warehouse?

Time Out is offering £15 tickets for Grimm Tales, an immersive show where you walk around five floors to experience five tales. 216 more words

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

The second edition, that is, rather nicely written and edited by Daniel Hahn. Although, as he acknowledges, he had a little help from his friends. And a foreword from Michael Morpurgo. 457 more words


Getting Started: On Fantasy Openings

Hey all, it’s been a week and that’s just too long to go without posting something so here’s a little case study on openings. As a writer, when you’re trying to get people (namely editors and agents) to go in on your work, you will typically send them three things. 1,331 more words

Weekday Shorts

After a week of insane socialization within my work environment, it’s beyond nice to just crawl into my cozy basement apartment, with a mug of strong tea and an intense book. 757 more words