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Down The Rabbit Hole: let’s talk about books, baby

Children's and YA makes up almost 25% of the UK book market. It receives one fortieth of the coverage that adult fiction does in mainstream media. This is bonkers. Instead of just shouting 'This is bonkers!' and putting her feet up (like me), the very wonderful Katherine Woodfine of Booktrust decided to do something about… Continue reading Down The Rabbit Hole: let’s talk about books, baby

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Fuel

Like most Brits, I've been filling in my census form this week. (What is your job title? WRITER. Briefly describe what you do (did) in your main job. WRITING.)  I dithered more over the 'how many hours a week do you work in this employment?' question. In the last two weeks, I've written barely 500… Continue reading Fuel

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Doctor Ooh

No Graham Norton guest appearance on Doctor Who this week, though it appears some people would have preferred him to pop up distractingly in the closing moments... 😉 Public Service Announcement, for anyone still planning to enter the FABULOUS BAKE-A-BOY CHALLENGE competition (closing date is this Friday, btw): Delia's gingerbread men recipe is rubbish! Now… Continue reading Doctor Ooh