Tag Archives: Books

We’ve been Liebstered!

We’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award, much coveted among bloggers! Many thanks to prolific writer and blogger Karen Dowdall for this honour. The Rules: Say thank you to the person who nominated you for the award. Answer the 11 … Continue reading

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A Highly Literate Lurcher

I’ve been blaming Annabelle for not posting so much about my adventures, but it isn’t all her fault. Now I’m getting older, I don’t have so many adventures – and I certainly can’t be chasing boys anymore! However, there are advantages … Continue reading

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Donate a Book to a Worthwhile Cause #MARCHingBookstoKids #PBPiO

We are delighted to be donating a book to the Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa Storybook Project. This March, a signed copy of ‘The Slapstyx’ will be winging its way across the pond for parents (and grandparents) in prison to read … Continue reading

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The Gateway Opens #kidlit #dreamdeeply

The button opened like a great big eye. Inside was a spinning kaleidoscope of forest foliage, which spread out rapidly in a circle. Everything around it – trees, fungus, beer cans, Tracy, the stone itself – rose up and formed … Continue reading

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Spooky Writing Competition: Update

Earlier this year I posted about a writing competition run by Swansea and District Writers’ Circle, with winners receiving cash prizes and inclusion in an anthology to be released later in the year. I’m pleased to announce the anthology is now … Continue reading

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Too Many Pee-Mails

We storyhounds are an invaluable resource for writers of fairy tales, fantasy and the supernatural because we can astral project to other dimensions and bring back vital nuggets of information. Working alone, a single storyhound – or even a pair … Continue reading

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On Muses And Lurcher Love

Pearl and I aren’t getting enough attention from Annabelle at the moment. She still makes a fuss of us and attends to our daily needs, but we can tell her mind is on her new book. We try to help with her research by … Continue reading

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Spooky Writing Competition!

  Swansea and District Writers Circle is is putting together an anthology with a supernatural theme, which they plan to publish next Halloween. As well as submitting their own contributions, they’re inviting non-members to submit short stories, poems and scripts … Continue reading

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Annabelle’s Oddness: #SoCS #JusJoJan 23

I know I’m considered odd – even by my friends and family. To write for children, you have to be a child. This means you must never grow up – you must be a child for the whole of your … Continue reading

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The Literary Lurcher reviews Tales from the Garden by Sally Cronin

Our bloggy friend Sally Cronin has discovered that certain places are full of magic, gateways to the Fairy world. She’s lucky enough to live in one of those places and she’s written a book about the fascinating characters who share … Continue reading

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