Jane Runs Writers’ Retreat

4 March, 2019

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Jane Shemilt has run a writers’ retreat for underrepresented writers in Dorset. Jane hosted four authors for a week of writing, discussion and author visits. Jane hopes to regularly...

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Kate Scott Launches AuthorPenPals

31 May, 2018

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Kate Scott has launched a scheme called AuthorPenPals, which pairs authors with schools to recommend and react to books. Authors in the scheme recommend books to pupils by sending...

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Fairytale Hairdresser Toys Announced

13 February, 2018

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A line of toys based on Sunny Day, Nickelodeon’s TV adaptation of Abie Longstaff‘s The Fairytale Hairdresser series, have been announced by Walmart. See the announcement on I4U news here. “The all-new...

Bluepencilagency First Novel Award Winners Announced

Bluepencilagency First Novel Award Winners Announced

2 November, 2017

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  Historical thriller Half Of You, by Carolyn Kirby, has won the inaugural Bluepencilagency First Novel Award. The runner up is a comedy crime novel entitled The Wrong Guy, by Neil McLennan....

Bluepencilagency First Novel Prize Shortlist Announced!

Bluepencilagency First Novel Prize Shortlist Announced!

12 September, 2017

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Bluepencilagency have announced their shortlist for their 2017 First Novel Prize. The shortlist was selected by Saskia Sarginson, Bluepencilagency and the Eve White team. The winner, announced on 31st...

Where I Work

18 May, 2015

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In a new blog post for Nosy Crow, Tracey Corderoy take us around her…

Spies in Disguise goes audio

3 March, 2015

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Oakhill Publishing have released an audio version of Spies in Disguise: Boy in Tights by Kate Scott. James Bond never had to wear a dress! Joe discovers his parents...

Why freedom is a fragile thing

21 February, 2015

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Read Mark Haysom‘s insightful new post about freedom, and how we seem to trade it away as the years pass by…

Borrowers Big on Tracey

26 January, 2015

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In a review of 2014, Tracey Corederoy has two books placed in the top 50 picture books borrowed…

Daughter Voted Best Read

5 January, 2015

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Jane Shemilt’s Daughter tops Richard and Judy’s Autumn 2014 reads…

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