A Word With Author Helen Dennis - blog post image

A Word With Author Helen Dennis

I am thrilled to welcome the lovely Helen Dennis to the site today to talk about her books and answer some of the questions you have sent in. I met Helen at a library event in Windsor and liked her instantly. Before you read further you should know, even though she has written ten fantastic books Helen is very modest. When I congratulated her on her amazing work she said, “at least it means I don’t have to get up as early as I would if I did a milk round.” I wonder what time she got up to answer our questions? I started by asking her to tell us a little about herself ...
 

A Word With Author J.L. Smith - blog post image

A Word With Author J.L. Smith

Today we welcome children's author Jenny Smith. Jenny's super successful novels include Diary of a Parent Trainer, (already reviewed on The Bookshelf), My Big Fat Teen Crisis and the fab Abominator series.Jenny has kindly agreed to answer questions submitted from my Instagram and Twitter followers.  

An Interview With Yours Truly - blog post image

An Interview With Yours Truly

Thought I'd bang my own drum today on the Writer's Notebook.  I am thrilled to be today's debut author guest on Sharon's blog and here is a copy of the article (with a guest appearance from Rumpole!)  "Today it's my pleasure to welcome author Julia Thum, one half of the Ginger Black writing duo, 

Our Castle By The Sea - blog post image

Our Castle By The Sea

Growing up in a lighthouse, 11-year-old Pet's world has been one of storms, secret tunnels, and stories about sea monsters.  

 

Teachers - have you discovered @BookPenPals? A new initiative pairing authors & illustrators with schools to make reading recommendations via postcards. They're pretty oversubscribed, but if you're interested it might be worth getting your name on the waiting list. They have some fabulous authors on board.