How do you fancy having your name and quote on the back of the next Changeling book? If so, you can do just that here: http://www.groupthing.org/blog/quotes-competition You can also win signed copies of the entire series. How cool is that?
Archive for October, 2010
I was lucky enough to be invited to this bash at the gorgeous House of St Barnabus just off Soho Square to hear about the latest dark offerings from OUP. It was a lovely evening. Bloggers from every corner of the blogosphere were in attendance, and it was great to rub shoulders and schmooz with [...]
Every now and again as a writer, you read a book (or a series of books) and think, Damn! I wish I’D written that. That’s how I feel about Alexander Gordon Smith’s Furnace books. A heady cocktail of Hellraiser, Prison Break with a dash of the Shawshank Redemption (all of which are fabulous), the series [...]
I had a great time yesterday at the City of London School. I spoke to a class of boys that had all read Changeling as part of their English studies, and was incredibly impressed by the questions they posed. Their enthusiasm was infectious.Afterwards, I spoke with the entire years 1 and 2 students in the [...]
On Sunday I spent a lovely afternoon in the company of some wonderful people at the Cheltenham Lit Festival. I’d been to CLF before as a paying punter, and I love the feel of the place. Once again, the weather was really kind, and I was able to stroll around this beautiful city in autumnal sunshine. [...]
It was only on Tuesday that I realised it was Children’s Book Week. Neither my son’s or daughter’s school has done anything to mark this week, and I think that’s a great shame.I was also surprised to realise that I wouldn’t be doing any school events this week – something that I hope to address next [...]