Introducing the authors who will be at the Tenby Book Fair, http://bit.ly/27XORTh, the first event of the Tenby Arts Festival http://bit.ly/24eOVtl . I’m looking forward to having many more such chats over the next couple of weeks.
So far (there are more to come!!) I’ve
cross-examined interviewed Rebecca Bryn: http://bit.ly/1XYWbtF, Thorne Moore: http://bit.ly/1P6zDQh , Matt Johnson: http://bit.ly/1RUqJFg , Christoph Fischer: http://bit.ly/1svniAr , Sally Spedding: http://bit.ly/1VNRQci, Wendy Steele: http://bit.ly/1PMoF8i ,Kathy MIles: http://bit.ly/1twN3Bg , Carol Lovekin:http://bit.ly/1Y2z6HT, Colin R Parsons: http://bit.ly/1tvBc5G , Lisa Shambrook: http://bit.ly/28NMI5v: ,Alex Martin: http://bit.ly/28VLsQG , Judith Arnopp: http://bit.ly/290cJMl , Sharon Tregenza: http://bit.ly/29frGPq Juliet Greenwood:http://bit.ly/29jylrM , Nigel Williams: http://bit.ly/29racfO ,Alys Einion: http://bit.ly/29l5izl and Julie McGowan: http://bit.ly/29CHNa9 And thanks to Thorne Moore for interviewing me: http://bit.ly/1VTvqGq Over the next week or two I’ll be introducing the rest of the authors. I’ll also be showcasing the publishers who will be in attendance and who will be giving short talks and may be able to give advice to would-be authors: http://honno.co.uk/ , http://www.fireflypress.co.uk/ and http://www.cambriapublishing.org.uk/ ,
There may also be a short chat with John and Fiona of http://showboat.tv/ who, as usual, will be filming the event.
And then we have the competitions: Besides the prizes, the winners of all three will be posted on both the Tenby Book Fair website: http://tenbybookfair.blogspot.co.uk/ and on the Showboat website: http://www.showboat-tv.com/
The 2016 Tenby Book Fair will be offering three competitions this year.
For entrants aged 7 – 12, an essay (one page) entitled: My Favourite Character.
Write about a character in a book that you like. Is he or she clever? Brave? Funny? Or just get to do all the things you’d like to do.
Include your name and age on the sheet and a way of contacting you – it can be your address, or your school, or a phone number – so we can tell you if you’ve won.
Hand your entry in to any library in Pembrokeshire, or post it to:
Send it by August 13th, 2016
Collections of books are very generously being donated as prizes by Firefly Press.
A winner and a runner-up will be chosen from each of two age groups: 7-9 and 10-12
Young Adult Flash Fiction Competition
For entrants aged 12 – 18, a 100 word Creepy Tale.
You could write “A Creepy Tale,” about ghosts, vampires, zombies, the supernatural or anything that might give you the shivers. But can you write it in 100 words or less? That’s the challenge in this competition. A full story, in 100 words or less.
Include your name, age and contact details (address, phone number or email address) with the entry, and post it to:
OR paste it into the body of an email to:
The closing date is August 13th 2016
First Prize £15 book token. 2 runners-up: £5 book token.
Short Story Competition
For entrants 18 and over: a short story, “The Bag Lady.”
Include name and preferred contact details (address, phone number or email address) and post to:
or send as a Word or Rich Text Format document, attached to an email to: