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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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2018 writing plans…

De-clutter is the theme for 2018. Starting off by cleaning out my emails! In Gmail, I had over 6600 emails in Social, although some are very interesting posts from writers and great writing tips, the truth is I read the … Continue reading

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Time traveling…

Tregothnan Estate is where quality tea is produced. We had a walk around the gardens then had a tea tasting. Then we went onto Charlestown and after that onto Fowey which is simply charming!

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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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The Third book I bought at Somerset…

The Third book I bought at Somerset was The Peony Lantern by Frances Watts Frances Watts, during a session I attended at Somerset Literary Festival, explained her research of Japan. I loved the layer after layer of sensory images filling … Continue reading

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What do you like most about books?

      I’ve been reading lots again, no surprise in that! I’ll be posting more reviews shortly. Some because I’ve been asked to read them and others just because I like YA’s and good Australian Authors. I recently joined … Continue reading

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Researching for articles …

I’ve been doing some research for my next Feature Article for Australian Book Reviews. The first newsletter is yet to be released but I’m very excited about it. I’ve re-lit the passion for reading children’s books of all ages and … Continue reading

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