His idea of a cool website is Thesaurus.com and I managed to score some points with him by showing him how to access the thesaurus on Microsoft Word. Write Your Own Fantasy Stories (by SCBWI's own Tish Farrell) is his current bible, although he is quick to tell me that there are other genres available in the series.
He agreed to make this video with me in exchange for my revealing the ending of my unpublished adventure book Ugly City. I think I got the better half of the deal, don't you?
If you can't see the video because you're viewing this on a reader or on Facebook, go straight to YouTube
I was awarded the One Lovely Blog Award by Lucy Coats over at Scribble Central and by Mary Hoffman at Book Maven. For which, thank you so much!
Now I must pass on the lovely happy feelings to other blogs - I don't think I'm allowed to repeat those on Lucy and Mary's lists but no worries, there are so many great blogs out there and here are some of them!
1. The Book Thunker by 10 Year Old Boy Living in London
2. The Noisy Dog Blog by Sue Eves
3. Seven Miles of Steel Thistles by Katherine Langrish
4. Asia in the Heart by Tarie Sabido
5. Tall Tales and Short Stories by Tracy Ann Baines
6. Bewildered by Margaret Carey
7. Almost True by Keren David
8. The Bookette by Becky
9. Shoo Rayner's Blog
10. Sue Hyams' Blog
Oh! I forgot to mention I just discovered this cool blog The First Novels Club - what a great idea for a blog! I wish I got it first!