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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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My day at Somerset – Part Five

It’s July and I’m posting the last entry of my day at the Somerset Literary Festival in March 2018. Thank you, readers, for bearing with me, (I’ve started a new job and the training and learning period has been full … Continue reading

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Somerset Celebration of Literature Part 2

Summary of my day at Somerset 15th March 2018 – Part Two By Jill Smith©May 2018 This session was in the Performing Arts Centre which I had to dash to as my session with Jaclyn ended at 10 am and this … Continue reading

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Somerset Celebration of Literature 2018

It’s already May and I’ve been posting about school visits and reading the books I bought at Somerset Celebration of Literature. Now here is the first part of my rundown on the day. More to come. Summary of my day … Continue reading

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PLINKO has arrived…

Plinko has been preened and fixed up to look her beautiful best for The Ten Penners visit to Burleigh Heads Primary school tomorrow. Marion and I will be talking to three different groups of children and we hope they’ll love … Continue reading

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The second book I bought at Somerset…

All This Could End by Steph Bowe This story brings the awkwardness of being teenagers, the drama of normal daily life and the influences parents have on their lives to the fore with raw intensity. Who would know that Nina … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo…

I’ve decided to have a go at Camp NaNoWriMo this month. Not writing, Editing my 2015 YA’s Science Fiction manuscript ‘MicroWorld’. I’ve set myself a target and hope I can meet my mark. Yes, this is the book ‘the other … Continue reading

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