SCBWI Event: From Tots to Teens Why Children’s Literature Is So Important.

Yesterday I attended a wonderful event at Cambridge Central Library in conjunction with The Society of Childrens’ Writers and Book Illustrators: SCBWI. I had the opportunity to hear from not one, not two, but three authors: Rosemary Hayes, Gillian McClure, and Pippa Goodhart who are all based in East Anglia and published by http://www.troikabooks.com/ Rosemary Hayes happens to be the […]

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#SCBWI Author Event – Cambridge Meet Your Local Children’s Authors #Library #Authors #Illustrators #YA #MG #PB

I am thrilled to say that I am one of several SCBWI MG and YA authors and picture book illustrators at this very special event in the central library in Cambridge. Doesn’t it sound just amazing? If you happen to be in Cambridge on the 9th of February do pop over to the central library and say hello!   If […]

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SCBWI: Lunchtime Social Self Publishing with Debra Edwards and Camilla Chester

On Saturday 11th March, I attended my first SCBWI event: The Lunchtime Social – Self-Publishing Discussion with Debra Edwards and Camilla Chester, held in Cambridge at De Luca Italian restaurant. Author Helen Moss coordinated the event. First to arrive, Alex Mellanby, author of The Tregarthur Series, followed by Peter Hayward, writer of educational stories: Learn with Alex and Anna, Jamie […]

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#WeekendCoffee Share: Ely Eel Festival

If I was having coffee I’d say that I’ve been consuming some interesting beverages recently, a mocktail, comes to mind. Yesterday I was at Grand Central Ely  (my daughter’s recommendation,) an authentic American style restaurant right by Ely waterfront. My daughter and I sampled their tasty burgers and also had some lovely mocktails, (no alcohol!) We both opted for a Cotton Candy – A sweet […]

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