Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Fix It Man book launch

On Saturday 25th March after another inspirational meeting with my writing buddies in The Ten Penners, I went to see Dimity Powell launch her truly heartfelt book The FIX IT Man. To say it was a beautiful presentation is an … Continue reading

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Somerset 2017 – Wonderful Wednesday summary …

Yes, it rained and the ground was squelchy! Yes, it was hot in the marquees! Did I mind? Not a bit. It was a great day. I only wish I had been able to go to more sessions. I started … Continue reading

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Two days to Somerset… who’s counting!

Somerset Celebration of Literature starts this week! Yay And I’m going to see some great authors. Always so many to choose from but the sessions I’ve chosen are:- Robert Newton 9.15 am – YA author  His first novel, My Name … Continue reading

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The Sending -The Obernewtyn Chronicles – Book Six by Isobelle Carmody, Book Review by Jill Smith

  As with all of The Obernewtyn Chronicles by Isobelle Carmody, this book is difficult to describe briefly. It is simply another episode in the journey Elspeth Gordie is making in the Quest she has been set upon since the … Continue reading

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Ice Breaker – The Hidden Series by Lian Tanner, reviewed by Jill Smith

I was in a session at Somerset Literary Festival in March 2016, and attended a session presented by Lian Tanner. I shook her hand and introduced myself. She got ready for her meeting with the students who attended by running … Continue reading

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