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Deal or no deal?

As promised, and with a nice big gap, more thoughts on children’s book publishing. In the last post – being taken on by an agent. It’s a lovely thing. Once I’d got my story up to scratch, she sent the manuscript … Continue reading

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The write way – starting out and special agents

Join me on a (possibly self-indulgent) journey into getting a children’s book published. I’m not going to bore on about the creative process. There’s enough guff about that on the net already. But here’s how it went for me. 1. … Continue reading

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Back to it

I’m back and I’m blogging. There will be reflections on age, again, but I’m going to write about writing for children, too. It’s my new thing. Children’s books. I have a book deal and two books out and two more … Continue reading

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Hello again

I haven’t blogged much lately. Not for nearly a year. That’s not really the essence of the point of the aim of blogging is it? Even I know that, and I’m a techno-twit. It’s ok, you won’t have noticed, because … Continue reading

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Spring fever

What sights there are to greet your jaded eyes on a bright spring day… On a run this morning to the sea front, there was blossom and people cheerfully biking and teenagers wearing shorts and flip flops – a sure sign … Continue reading

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You’ve got to conjugate to accumulate, possibly

At the risk of sounding like John Humphrys (and that’s not a risk I ever want to take), I’m a bit perturbed by a new grammatical trend. It’s for conjugating nouns that refer to a number of people or things, … Continue reading

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