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New football season

How did your team do last week? Or do you support someone in the Premier League, so your first match is tomorrow?  I went to the opening match of Huddersfield Town v Brentford and it was excellent. Apart from winning 2-1 (a novelty for us – we rarely win our opening matches) everything about the […]

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Meet Huddersfield Town Foundation’s newest patron – me!

OK. So what have the following people got in common?               Ed Clancy, Olympic gold medallist (cycling)               Andrew Gale (captain of Yorkshire Cricket Club)              Siobhan Greene (Executive Producer at ITV. Credits include X Factor)     […]

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PLR – keeping writers solvent since 1979

  There are a lot of happy writers about at the moment. Last week the statements for PLR were issued. PLR (Public Lending Rights) is a body that collect details of how many books have been borrowed from a selected number of libraries throughout the UK per year. The writer then receives 6.05p per loan of the […]

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There was only one Danny Ogle…

What do you want first, the good news or the bad news?  OK, let’s do the bad news and get it over with. Another one of my titles, There’s Only One Danny Ogle, has been POOPed (put out of print).  Publishers do this when a book isn’t selling well enough (i.e under 1000 a year). […]

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Santa’s early visit…

Although I have officially finished my school visits for the year I ran a book selling stall at John Blow Primary School’s Christmas Fair yesterday afternoon with picture book author Elizabeth Baguley. As you can see we were joined by even more famous people than ourselves – Santa Claus and Marge Simpson. Pictured between the […]

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