tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.comments2021-01-27T10:41:33.073+00:00An Awfully Big Blog AdventureUnknownnoreply@blogger.comBlogger25858125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-16961674962879026172021-01-27T10:41:33.073+00:002021-01-27T10:41:33.073+00:00Nice post! How about: kindness, renewal, reset, fr...Nice post! How about: kindness, renewal, reset, friendship?Sue Purkisshttps://www.blogger.com/profile/09084528571944803477noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-70784241897897924852021-01-27T09:55:52.093+00:002021-01-27T09:55:52.093+00:00Thank you so much for this - I absolutely love the...Thank you so much for this - I absolutely love the idea and task of thinking of positive words for 2021 - it is cheering me up already. Anne Boothhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/17160915179685300264noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-63305355408319535432021-01-26T23:04:41.479+00:002021-01-26T23:04:41.479+00:00That snow man is brilliant! I want to read both th...That snow man is brilliant! I want to read both those books, and the young skaters are amazing. You are right that we have to celebrate joyful things in these days!Anne Boothhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/17160915179685300264noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-72489215216291897262021-01-26T09:42:57.521+00:002021-01-26T09:42:57.521+00:00Thanks Andrew and Sue. Eleanor Oliphant is one of ...Thanks Andrew and Sue. Eleanor Oliphant is one of the books on my TBR pile. It&#39;s been on two holidays with me but I haven&#39;t read it yet. I&#39;ll push it nearer the top...Tracy Darntonhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/16326842005003081128noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-71369466424211492082021-01-26T09:40:32.373+00:002021-01-26T09:40:32.373+00:00Thanks - fantastic to have a spotlight on UKYA boo...Thanks - fantastic to have a spotlight on UKYA books (well done Holly) and read about Rachel&#39;s thinking and writing process. Tracy Darntonhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/16326842005003081128noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-49666409353623965102021-01-26T08:53:09.757+00:002021-01-26T08:53:09.757+00:00Thanks, Lynne.Thanks, Lynne.Saviour Pirottahttps://www.blogger.com/profile/00050985173663527791noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-11556402956993196752021-01-26T08:52:38.871+00:002021-01-26T08:52:38.871+00:00Thanks, Sue.Thanks, Sue.Saviour Pirottahttps://www.blogger.com/profile/00050985173663527791noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-63496229411627786532021-01-25T17:34:32.695+00:002021-01-25T17:34:32.695+00:00I think you&#39;ll like it!I think you&#39;ll like it!Sue Purkisshttps://www.blogger.com/profile/09084528571944803477noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-71014124771194908502021-01-25T17:33:50.740+00:002021-01-25T17:33:50.740+00:00How interesting!How interesting!Sue Purkisshttps://www.blogger.com/profile/09084528571944803477noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-71381899689651323562021-01-25T10:23:32.217+00:002021-01-25T10:23:32.217+00:00Great idea, Saviour. Many thanks for sharing it!Great idea, Saviour. Many thanks for sharing it!Lynne Bentonhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/14412874594191347503noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-57366012878767884142021-01-25T10:20:59.374+00:002021-01-25T10:20:59.374+00:00Thanks for this recommendation, Sue - it sounds gr...Thanks for this recommendation, Sue - it sounds great, so I&#39;ve just ordered it!Lynne Bentonhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/14412874594191347503noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-4891932473547950532021-01-24T22:23:50.301+00:002021-01-24T22:23:50.301+00:00You&#39;re welcome, Anne. I find multiplaning help...You&#39;re welcome, Anne. I find multiplaning helps me concentrate on the main narrative but also flesh out the sub-plots.Saviour Pirottahttps://www.blogger.com/profile/00050985173663527791noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-75412310615809917362021-01-24T18:49:34.622+00:002021-01-24T18:49:34.622+00:00That&#39;s a really interesting idea, Saviour. I w...That&#39;s a really interesting idea, Saviour. I will think about that when I am doing my next piece of writing. Thank you.Anne Boothhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/17160915179685300264noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-57873604613377069472021-01-24T16:45:45.443+00:002021-01-24T16:45:45.443+00:00Thanks, Lynne - it was kind of you to read it at a...Thanks, Lynne - it was kind of you to read it at all! XLuWriteshttps://www.blogger.com/profile/06793378306766981247noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-77128486895822801832021-01-23T18:24:47.321+00:002021-01-23T18:24:47.321+00:00Thank you for that link, Anne. I must click throug...Thank you for that link, Anne. I must click through ....Pippa Goodharthttps://www.blogger.com/profile/17709422048047155208noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-82598536585778136232021-01-23T18:24:09.977+00:002021-01-23T18:24:09.977+00:00Yes, Penny, and wonderful young poet Amanda Gorman...Yes, Penny, and wonderful young poet Amanda Gorman apparently had a speech impediment too. Amazing people, both of them.Pippa Goodharthttps://www.blogger.com/profile/17709422048047155208noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-28700363706332901452021-01-23T15:49:17.794+00:002021-01-23T15:49:17.794+00:00Aye, it must be magical realism, the ghostly hand ...Aye, it must be magical realism, the ghostly hand that presses the delete button. Andrew Prestonhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/14063661979113168003noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-79688599917970745542021-01-23T11:54:57.639+00:002021-01-23T11:54:57.639+00:00Thanks, so interesting to hear how experiences end...Thanks, so interesting to hear how experiences end up in stories. I would be flying the same flag as you on this.Sareen McLayhttp://www.switchthekettleonlove.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-14033732461439061412021-01-22T19:13:05.293+00:002021-01-22T19:13:05.293+00:00https://youtu.be/k16g9h_Umlk In case the original...https://youtu.be/k16g9h_Umlk In case the original link didn&#39;t work.Anne Boothhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/17160915179685300264noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-17185882285429057972021-01-22T19:12:32.371+00:002021-01-22T19:12:32.371+00:00Thank you for this review. Yesterday I watched the...Thank you for this review. Yesterday I watched the most wonderful interview about this book with both writer and illustrator.https://youtu.be/k16g9h_Umlk It was so beautiful. I can&#39;t wait to read this book!Anne Boothhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/17160915179685300264noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-62639726926409426912021-01-22T13:09:34.797+00:002021-01-22T13:09:34.797+00:00What a beautiful book to hear about! Thank you, Pi...What a beautiful book to hear about! Thank you, Pippa.<br /><br />Also, I believe that newly-elected US President Biden copes with a stammer, so this book is a very well timed suggestion, too.Penny Dolanhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/16386668303428008498noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-69445125840274491182021-01-22T11:39:10.219+00:002021-01-22T11:39:10.219+00:00Great post, Lu - sorry this is late: I&#39;ve only...Great post, Lu - sorry this is late: I&#39;ve only just got round to reading it!<br />Lynne Bentonhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/14412874594191347503noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-29680316100326767542021-01-22T11:10:02.763+00:002021-01-22T11:10:02.763+00:00You&#39;re welcome, Mystica!You&#39;re welcome, Mystica!Pippa Goodharthttps://www.blogger.com/profile/17709422048047155208noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-22494143975743515542021-01-22T05:49:53.171+00:002021-01-22T05:49:53.171+00:00Thank you for a review on a very unusual story.Thank you for a review on a very unusual story.Mysticahttps://www.blogger.com/profile/10941269615559681014noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7780182174577095197.post-47003776116000327532021-01-21T12:36:47.925+00:002021-01-21T12:36:47.925+00:00How lovely that your words have found the very bes...How lovely that your words have found the very best setting and time to be heard!<br />Congratulations.Penny Dolanhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/16386668303428008498noreply@blogger.com