Browsing Archive: February, 2015

school visits and agents

Posted by kate Poels on Thursday, February 26, 2015,
I am really excited about next week for two reasons.  To celebrate World Book Day I am going to be visiting three local schools to talk to the children about different ways they could start scribbling a story.  I love these sessions as I'm never completely sure where the children's imaginations will take us.  The last time I did an author talk was before Christmas so it's been a while and I have missed it.  Instead I have been using my spare time to polish my submission package.  This is the ...
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World Book Day

Posted by kate Poels on Thursday, February 26, 2015,
Next Thursday is World Book Day in the UK.  Unfortunately our school is not dressing up this year, much to the disappointment of my daughters who had already chosen to be Pippi Longstocking and Matilda with costumes at the ready. Oh well, they can don there lovely outfits when they get home and we can have our own book celebration.

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Breaking News!!

Posted by kate Poels on Tuesday, February 3, 2015,
I have decided on a title for the second book in the Zachary Mackerel series.  It is going to called 'The Battle of the Genies' and brings us back into the lives of Maisie and Zachary along with some other friends from the first book.  We also meet some, well lets just call them interesting for now, new faces including, as the name not so subtly suggests, a second genie...and this one is even more repugnant than our little purple friend.  I am well on the way with the first draft and am worki...
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