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Wheat or Chaff?

Writers are a funny bunch. Half the time we think we're chocolate: we have to, to believe we can fill up that big blank page,  that we have something to say, a story to tell that we can tell better than anyone else.  The other half we spend in a state of eye-poking misery, staring… Continue reading Wheat or Chaff?

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Teens on Moon Lane

What better way to celebrate 4 glorious years of Chicklish, the UK's very first teen/YA book blog, than with a celebration of books by its founders and friends?  Luisa Plaja, Keris Stainton, Sarra Manning and Simmone Howell treated Dulwich to readings, a Q&A, and signings (thanks to the indie bookshop Tales on Moon Lane, who… Continue reading Teens on Moon Lane

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To purple or not to purple, that is the question

Lovely blog readers, let me steal your brains!   This here shiny website is shortly to undergo a grand transformation, and (as well as exclusive extracts, noisy things on YouTube and general time-wasty shenanigans) SusieDay Towers will be getting a new coat of paint.  This makes me happy.  And confused.  I am so indecisive I have… Continue reading To purple or not to purple, that is the question