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Wearing The Indie Cape (TCWT)

Wearing The Indie Cape (TCWT)

Sorry for posting late, guys. Hope you didn’t miss me too much.  (Also, you have no idea how many times I attempted to write / publish this post, only to be stymied by the computers crashing on me. Damn these school computers and their outdated Firefox…) This month’s Teens Can Write Too! prompt is part of our ‘month of the indie’ — celebrating self-published and small press authors. Therefore, we’ve been asked to “Choose one self-published book to read, then…

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Young People These Days Have Got It Easy

Young People These Days Have Got It Easy

I don’t really get why people are so surprised when someone young produces something awesome, whether it’s a book or a piece of music or something completely different. There are plenty of precedents, after all – in the music world, you’ve got the obvious ones like Mozart, and then there’s Mendelssohn’s octet which he wrote when he was seventeen and which, according to the father-person, is an astonishing piece of music. (I’ve never heard it.) And there are plenty of…

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Save the Library!

Save the Library!

I love libraries. Where I live, in Bexley, the libraries are actually really nice. It’s one of the few advantages of having to live here – we have good libraries, with squidgy chairs and lots of books. It does mean that when I see other libraries, I’m rather unimpressed. However. Cuts. We all know about them, right? The government has decided that because they can’t work out how to spend out money in good ways, they’re going to not give…

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