On the 26th of June, Cate, Alexandra and Don will be giving a presentation for the Bourne End Library and Community Centre’s Lifestyle Club. The topic, unsurprisingly, is on writing as a family–“Becoming a Writer, It’s All in the Family.” The event will be held in the Bourne End Library, located at the end of Wakeman Road, Bourne End, SL8 5SX, at 10:30 A.M., Friday … Continue reading Upcoming Sibling Writery Event at the Bourne End Library!
“The storyteller is one who comes bearing a great and lasting gift.” —Edward Eggleston A story well told is a gift that can never be lost or destroyed. So we authors are a lucky lot: we never have to worry about buying people Christmas presents! I’m only joking; we buy each other regular presents as well. Although, come to think of it, they usually are books … Continue reading Quote of the Month–December 2014
“To sit at one’s table on a sunny morning, with four clear hours of uninterruptible security, plenty of nice white paper, and a [fountain] pen—that is true happiness.” – Winston Churchill We most certainly agree! Continue reading Quote of the Week–November 25th
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” – Groucho Marx When people ask us how we all came to be authors, we point to the fact that we don’t have television at our house. So we don’t even have to wait for someone to turn on the set! Continue reading Quote of the Week–November 11th
“Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.” – Beatrix Potter We are all convinced that being homeschooled was very important in developing our own writing styles and voices. We never had English teachers to tell us how we ought to think about books, or peers to tell us which ones we should like. We read and write purely the kind … Continue reading Quote of the Week–October 21st