My first book subscription!

Hello, friends! The summer is almost over but the heat is hanging on, for this week at least! I’m just back from a whirlwind tour of Cool Places Norther Than Me (Northumberland, Scotland, the Lake District), and what did I see on my desk when I got back to work? Continue reading

YALC 2016

First of all, a massive thank you to everyone who organised YALC 2016, manned stalls, spoke on panels, signed, and probably did a million other things behind the scenes that we weren’t even aware of. Thank you! You all did an amazing job! I came out of this weekend drained and sleep-deprived, but also inspired, enthused, and loving the YA community even more!

I am so glad I printed out a personal as well as the complete YALC schedule – I would have missed out on so many things otherwise! And it also means that I can refer back to it now to make sure that I’m remembering things in the right order for this YALC 2016 wrap-up! Continue reading