April contest

Normally I have to umm and ahh a bit to decide which of my favourite authors gets to be next in my contest but this month, for sad reasons, I know exactly who is the right person.  You can read about my love of Diana Wynne Jones here. But even…

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March contest winner

The winner of Witches Abroad by Terry Pratchett is Kim Perry! Kim, email me (email details are on the website) and we’ll organise your prize (I am travelling the next few weeks so may take a little while to get back to you).

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Extras

I’m currently having fun working with my website designer on a redesign for both my site and this blog which leads me to a question.  Other than excerpts, which are a given, what sorts of book extras do you like on author sites? Soundtrack lists? Peeks at collages? Deleted or…

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Signed

Sometime in late July 2001 I attended a talk at the Victorian Writers Centre given by Anne Gracie. I think she was pretty much the first real live author I’d met at that point. Fired up by what she had to say (and somewhat struck by the somehow-had-escaped-me-until-then fact that…

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