So long 2016! Hello 2017!
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So long 2016! Hello 2017!

I’m so delighted to be joining the team on GirlsHeartBooks, it’s been one of my very favourite blogs for the last year or so and I’m looking forward to contributing over the next  few months.   So unless you were living under a rock last year you can’t have helped but notice that 2016 was … Continue reading

Want to Start A Secret Club? – Emma Barnes
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Want to Start A Secret Club? – Emma Barnes

Who hasn’t wanted to be part of a secret club? Passwords! Secret meeting places! Notebooks! Adventures! When I was a child, I remember lapping up the adventures of Enid Blyton’s Secret Seven, who used to regularly go out and foil master criminals, in between having meetings in their garden shed. In my new book  Chloe’s Secret Princess … Continue reading

Live or Rehearsed? – Megan Rix / Ruth Symes
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Live or Rehearsed? – Megan Rix / Ruth Symes

Some people prefer to rehearse a lot before they give a performance and some are more comfortable just ‘winging’ it. The first way can lead to a polished professional performance, or not. The second way to a natural and friendly one, or not. I think live and rehearsed performances are a bit like writers who plan out their stories meticulously before … Continue reading