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Love Books

There is one thing which every writer acknowledges – to write books you must love books and if you love books you read books and if you read lots of books you can write better books. Lola knows this. Here she is eyeing a cake hungrily at the recent North Somerset Teachers’ Book Awards ceremony, …

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Lola, my Literary Assistance Dog…

I hear that there are new dogs on the scene, imposters, claiming to be the first literary dogs. Well, I can assure you that LOLA is the MOST literary dog. Here she is reading children’s poetry as a mere puppy. This is her, totally exhausted after perusing my Chambers Thesaurus. It’s tiring, being a literary …

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Merry Christmas 2014

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The End has come…

. This is Lola, with the first buttercup of the year today in the field behind our house. While the A-Z Challenge has been on, we have been on an hour walk a day. Today, Lola got an hour and a half, and she is very happy that the END has come. I’m not! I …

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At the Society of Authors’ Children’s Writers’ and Illustrators’ Group Conference

I had a fabulous time last weekend at the above conference with Lola. There was much talk about the state of the industry (not good, but better for children’s writers, apparently), the closure of libraries, and how to make the most of the internet as an author or illustrator. I went to very enjoyable individual …

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