THREE FRIDAYS AND A FANTASY
The term's started, for sure. My first Friday was spent creating stories directly onto computers with students at Newsome High School, Huddersfield, ready to be used for an illustration workshop by artist Stephen Waterhouse. I heard thatit went well, so that's a pleasure. The second Friday brought an afternoon visit to Wycliffe Primary School, in Saltaire, though sadly no time to visit Salts Mill and see if the wonderful bookshop is still there! But at this time of the year, that may be a good thing for the pocket. Anyway, hello to all of you!
An advance hello to the children coming for the Pearse House Creative Writing Course at Saffron Walden on the final Friday in January, too! Looking forward to meeting you - and Mike Jubb, the other tutor. PS. Don't forget to bring warmmmmmmmmm jumpers!
(Now how long will it take for this entry to appear on my journal? There's a mystery blip that means the last post took three days. Where was it? Is there a mysterious word hoard somewhere, being tapped into by dictionary writers, crossword fiends etc, rather like the gap between when your money leaves your account, and doesn't appear in another account for a couple of days? Where do the words leak to?)
A BIG HELLO FOR 2005 - and Nottingham Children's Book Award!
Hello there, and a Happy New Year for 2005! Hope you didn't get the fearsome flu bug too.
Just a short entry as I suspect the blog is a wee bit stre-e-e-etched just now, and don't know when this greeting will be loaded by. (Need to have a chat to my blogbrain chums about this problem, I guess.)
But my small but good news for 2005 is that The Phantom of Billy Bantam is on the shortlist for the Nottingham Children's Book Award 2005! (8-9 years) Go Google for their website and see the rest!!!!
Bye for now. Am off to the local theatre to hear about Directing a Play. Will make a pleasant change from Panicking over Writing.