TEENFEST

Online author festival for teens with Malorie Blackman!

Ever wished a really cool author would come to visit your school? Or that there was a brilliant literary festival just down the road where you could chat with your favourite writers, such as CJ Daugherty, Marcus Sedgwick, Lauren Kate, Sophie McKenzieSally Green, Derek Landy, Malorie Blackman, Holly Smale AND MORE? Well, today and tomorrow, you CAN!…

Inconvenient Ideas

Hello everyone. There seems to be a lot of chat about spring on GHB right now. I’m the kind of writer who finds winter really hard – if I was a bear, I’d hibernate – so spring is a joyful time for me, even if the March wind is roaring outside my window more like…

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A Guest Blog From Glenda Millard

The Australian author Glenda Millard is our Guest Blogger today. Glenda’s new series, The Kingdom of Silk, is a huge bestseller down under. Sadly, Glenda won’t be coming to the UK just yet. The good news is she’s doing a blog tour instead. Welcome to GHB Glenda.  Can Food Comfort the Soul? Yes, I believe it…

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The kindness of strangers

Last month, my husband’s beautiful Aunt Agatha died. This was a very sad time, not helped by the fact my family was one day into a week’s holiday in Spain when we got the news. The trip home was distressing, but would have been very much more so if it weren’t for the kindness we…

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Seeing faces

Have you ever glanced at a piece of fruit or a tree and seen a face looking back at you? Do you find your brain rearranging pieces of buildings or objects into happy faces (or grumpy faces)? Or maybe you’ve seen clouds in the shape of a familiar person? You might know that there’s a name…