Tag Archives: Books

Read Your Dog a Story! #WorldReadAloudDay

Hi, Pearl here! I’ve been unwell for the last couple of weeks, with some sort of acute arthritis which made my front feet swell up. It was really painful for a while, and I’ve had to take nasty medicine. The … Continue reading

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The Nerd Gene

I envy writers who have the nerd gene. Nerdism is not a bad thing. Nerds are generally very patient and don’t lose their temper – essential qualities for online marketing. Nerds are capable of producing swanky websites with book trailer … Continue reading

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Some Spooky Action for #Halloween

Here’s an extract from my work in progress, a supernatural comedy for kids! Chapter One: Spooky Action Charlie Busby lay in bed, watching a spider as it built its web in the corner of the sloping ceiling. He could hear … Continue reading

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What Pearly thought of Dorian Greyhound

Hi, Pearl here! As promised in my last post, here are my thoughts on The Picture of Dorian Greyhound, which I have just finished reading. I immediately fell in love with Dorian, a beautiful and innocent young Greyhound who has … Continue reading

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Advice, please!

I recently read on a writing advice website that ‘He took a deep breath’ is a cliche. Now, I’ll admit we don’t want a character taking a deep breath every five minutes. However, in certain circumstances a human being does … Continue reading

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It’s Anne of Avonlea – but not as we know it!

Hi, Pearl here! Did I tell you that Millie taught me to read? It took me a while to get the hang of it – especially the Kindle – but now I’m pretty good, even if I say so myself. … Continue reading

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Gateway to Magic

Originally posted on Kevin Cooper:
STEVEN IS A BOY WHO PLAYS TO WIN – BUT THIS IS NO GAME.THIS IS AN ADVENTURE HE CAN’T CONTROL.Steven Topcliff loves gaming but doesn’t believe in fairies or magic – until tricky cousin Tracy…

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Sorry I’m Late!

I was sad when Millie crossed the Bridge last year, because I couldn’t follow her, and I thought that meant I wouldn’t see her again. But on New Year’s Eve, something strange happened. We were getting ready to go out, … Continue reading

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Items for the Cosmic Dustbin, please!

Hi, Pearl here! Thanks to Millie’s excellent tuition I am now a thoroughly sophisticated and literate Greyhound in my own right, so I’d like to tell you a bit about Annabelle’s work in progress. In the third book of the Bad … Continue reading

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#Halloween: The Attention-Seeking Shapeshifter

Fairyland is full of shapeshifters; they’re part of the natural balance.  But occasionally you’ll come across a shapeshifter who has gone out of control. Such a one is Nigel the Nuisance, who uses his shapeshifting to show off.  He practises … Continue reading

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