What does a ‘real writer’ earn?

So how much does a ‘real writer’ earn? I’m guest blogging here about a time when I spoke to a group of students who were less than impressed by my so-called success More than Writers Blogspot

New home for Young David Books

I am delighted to announce that my Young David Books are now going to be published by SPCK Publishing. SPCK are one of the oldest publishing houses in the world with a track record in producing quality Christian books and resources. Illustrator Amy Warmington (nee Barnes) and I are looking forward to working with the team at SPCK to bring the Young David stories to a worldwide audience. We are sure that the young shepherd boy will be as delighted as we are. So you will no longer be able to order books directly from www.craftypublishing.com. However, they are still – and will continue to be – in bookshops in the UK and from April, will be available through SPCK. http://www.spck.org.uk/publishing/

Princess Fiona does World Book Day

I’ve been invited to a school to do creative writing workshops and book readings of my Young David Books for World Book Day tomorrow. I’ve been asked to come as a character from a book! I was just planning on coming as ‘the author’ and wearing something suitably Bohemian. But now I think I need to come as a character. And what fits better than Princess Fiona from William Steig’s ‘Shrek’? I have an old green velvet dress I last wore 23 years ago on my graduation from Rhodes University. And as long as I don’t eat or breathe, I’ll be fine. If I survive I will post a pic of me at the school. But for now, you’ll have to settle for this imposter …