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Here's a brilliant story of what teenagers can do in these troubled times.
Having very recently interviewed crime writer Leigh Russell on her books Short Cut and Road Closed she emailed me the good news that her book Cut Short has been shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association 2010 John Creasey New Blood Dagger Award.
Have to appologise first - I called Southside Broadcasting - Southern Broadcasting - oops and sorry!
I'm fully of the joys of spring because Alex Leuczuk made my being interviewed by him and his co presenters just a pleasant time - you can listen to it here under the 29th July podcast titled 'Bibliophiles and a Worthy Website'.
On July 9 I attended a book reading in the Dorking Oxfam Book shop. Although it was well advertised only four
ladies attended. The author Mary Andrea Clarke lives in Guildford with her cat Alice. She is still a working lady and travels to London every day.
Anna Van Der Post has very kindly done an update on all the parents and children she wrote about in her book Teenagers and Children with Asperger's Syndrome.
Marion Gold from Nottingham, England is the winner of our first international competition. Her prize will be sent out to her soon.
By Cassandra Clark
Among the exhibitors who were not affected by the Volcano was the Book Trust. They are close to my heart because they are a charity set up to promote a love of reading.
They work with a number of orgnisations and run many different projects across a wide age range, from babies to oldsters in retirement.
By Cassandra Clark
We're at a Gutenberg moment in literature. The buzz at the London Book Fair reflected this.
There was a Digital Theatre this year where exhibitors could show off their latest innovations in getting fiction to the reader or, as they put it, choosing content appropriate for a mobile audience.
Yes, mobile. How to fill in that odd ten minutes while you wait in a queue at the bar? Read a short story on your mobile phone.
I'm very please to say that our first international competion has now started and will run until July 1st 2010.
I have been very impressed with the high standard of their educational comic books and the clarity of author Dr Kim Chilman-Blair. She is trying to do a lot of good for children globally through the Medikidz Foundation.
To enter the competition please click here - good luck with it.