Want to Start A Secret Club? – Emma Barnes
book groups / creativity / events

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
events / life stuff / new books / writing

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

Ten Top Tips for Attending YA Events – Katherine Woodfine (YAShot Blog Tour)
events / guest blogger

Ten Top Tips for Attending YA Events – Katherine Woodfine (YAShot Blog Tour)

Hello GHBers! Today we’re taking part in a blog tour (where lots of authors post on lots of different blogs to promote one event) for the amazing YAShot, which is a one-day event that takes place on Saturday 22nd October in Hillingdon, near London, with the support of the fantastic library service there. Over 70 … Continue reading