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Book Review and NaNoWriMo update – Day 6

My NaNoWriMo total to the end of Day 5 is 13,750 words (13 3/4 hours) as I’m editing. Day 6 and I’ve nearly done another hour, now, as a diversion from the editing I typed up my handwritten book review. … Continue reading

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The Ivory Rose by Belinda Murrell reviewed by Jill Smith

Book Review by Jill Smith©May19 Title: The Ivory ROSE Author: Belinda Murrell Publisher: Random House Australia Jemma just started her first babysitting job in one of Sydney’s iconic homes known as the Witches’ Houses. The house is old and run … Continue reading

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A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee reviewed by Jill Smith

Book Review by Jill Smith©May19 Title: A Most Magical Girl Author: Karen Foxlee Publisher: Piccadilly Press Annabel Grey has been bought up in a privileged home, with an elegant mother and Miss Finch’s Little Blue Book (1855) to guide her. … Continue reading

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NF Reads an interview with Jill Smith

I’m delighted to be able to present interview questions by Tony of NF Reads, with me! Here’s the link to this inspiring site. Interview With Author Jill Smith Introduce myself I have always been a writer. My first memory of … Continue reading

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Somerset StoryFest Report 2019- part six

Somerset StoryFest report 2019– part six Friday was a shorter day for me, I made every session count. Having bought and read ‘Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy’ by Karen Foxlee. She was first on my Friday list. I headed straight … Continue reading

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Somerset StoryFest report 2019– part four

Somerset Storyfest Report 2019 – Part Four LUNCH – In my previous post, I said I changed sessions. I did go to the ticket office during the lunch session. I didn’t get to see who was slimed, although I suspect … Continue reading

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Somerset Storyfest Report 2019 – Part Three

Somerset Storyfest Report 2019 – Part Three Session 11.15 to 12 noon – The Great Hall Zanni Louise Zanni Louise is a picture book and fiction author based in Northern NSW. She’s written ten books for children, including Errol! Mum … Continue reading

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