Tag Archives: historical fiction

Giving the game away (nearly)

Forget that spoiler alert! Go on, do it! It’s time to give away the story! What? Give away the story? Or at least part of it? Am I being serious? Strangely yes. This week reading June by Miranda Beverley-Whittmore, I … Continue reading

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Something for the weekend #34

Love this picture of “Lady & Leopards” I just came across in this Huffpost article by the author of a recent book about circus history, Linda Simon. If I wasn’t driving kids around and cooking food and washing up all … Continue reading

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Truth or fiction

On Friday and Saturday I attended the Society of Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators Fall Fest/Critque Fest Eastern Pennsylvania Conference. It was fab. Great mix of informative workshops and critique sessions – including a rather frightening ‘first pages’ session where … Continue reading

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