Hi Sam, Thanks for emailing me. I’m so glad you enjoyed the talk at Folkestone and the books. When you sent the form it should have asked for your email address but it didn’t so I can’t reply directly to you so I am replying here. All the best, Meg
Kate Maryon from Girls Heart Books has just announced a writing competition with a great prize: http://girlsheartbooks.com/2013/11/24/kates-creative-writing-competition-x/
Did you know the 21st November is World Hello Day? Just been blogging about it over at http://awfullybigblogadventure.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/happy-world-hello-day.html. Also just heard the good news that http://authorsforphilippines.wordpress.com online auction that ended last night raised over 55 thousand pounds. Amazing and thanks so much to the organisers for all their hard work.
Thanks to everyone who came to see me at Leas Cliff Hall today – all 1500 of you in total – with the two sessions. I had a great time and hope you did too. Lots of you were interested in writing competitions and I’m going to post them on my website as they come up. [...]
Authors and illustrators, agents and editors have put up items and services to bid for in an auction that closes on the 20th November. All the money from the auction is going to help the people from the Philippines after the terrible typhoon. Have you seen the authors for philippines website? Have you bid yet? [...]
Have you seen the Girlsheartbooks blog? It’s not just for girls of course. My books are certainly not just for girls but I like the blog very much. I posted for them today about food and how I like to think about what my characters might eat when I’m thinking about them http://girlsheartbooks.com/2013/11/12/carrot-cake/. I’ve been a [...]
First posted on Tuesday, 3 April 2012 on the awfullybigblogadventure.blogspot.co.uk I’m a huge animal fan and love writing about them, so when Puffin commissioned me to write a book set in World War II about three animal heroes, I was delighted. The Great Escape started off as just the working title but ended up being [...]
‘The Puppy That Came for Christmas’ has had lots of reviews but this one by Elise Cooper is definitely my favourite. Elise is a fellow dog lover and has written some really great articles about dogs for American Thinker and elsewhere – including this one about the dogs of 9/11 http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/09/the_dogs_of_911.html and this one about [...]