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The books I bought at Somerset 2018

The first book I bought at Somerset, I’ve already read and reviewed and it’s on the Book Reviews Children’sYA-older tab:- A Corner of White by Author: Jaclyn Moriarty https://authorjillsmith.wordpress.com/book-reviews-childrensyas-older/ The second book I bought was:- Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley Brief … Continue reading

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Mystery, Mayhem & Magic! Blog tour wrap-up!

Yes, the time has come! Today marks the end of a successful blog tour. The Ten Penners celebrate the upcoming release of our new anthology. We’ve discovered a great deal about the variety of writing styles and talents of the … Continue reading

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Books I bought at Somerset 2017…

Here are the reviews I did of a couple of books I bought at Somerset Literary Festival this year. I’ll post a couple more tomorrow. Yes, they are Young Adults books. Book Review by Jill Smith©Mar17 Starlight Stables – Pony … 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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Interview with Belinda Murrell

Courtesy of The English Tour blog https://theenglishtutorblog.wordpress.com/2017/01/08/author-interview-with-belinda-murrell/#like-252 No prizes for guessing I love good Australian authors, and when this popped into my inbox I had to share it. Particularly, as I was so engrossed with a speaker at Somerset Literary … Continue reading

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The Ten Penners inspiration..

Last Saturday The Ten Penners had a wonderful and busy meeting. James Blomberg the son of our Lorraine Blomberg who created the covers of both ‘Shock, Horror, Gasp’ and ‘Fan-tas-tic-al Tales’. She contributed stories including ‘The Big Squeeze’, a novella, … Continue reading

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Joyful Christmas wishes

This little Christmas Elf wants to wish all those who’ve helped me on my writing journey through 2016 to have a safe and happy Christmas and New Year Season. I’ve read and reviewed lots of great books. Discovered that writing … Continue reading

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