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It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. Those opening sentences

I was just having a sort through of all the left over sheets from Tabinda’s draft and I found eight page 2s. Page 2 is the first page.  Sifting through these rejects it is clear I was not satisfied with the opening sentence.  Bearing in mind I had already changed my entire opening scene because […]


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My favourite books of the year…

I haven’t read as many books as I should have this year but those I have read have been top notch.  These are some of my favourite children’s ones: The Death Defying Pepper Roux by Geraldine McCaughrean (Oxford)  A fast and funny romp of an adventure. Brilliant. Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy (Harper Collins)  Loved […]

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