Sad to report the passing of children's author Eva... →
Much-loved author of Which Witch? and The Secret of Platform 13, recently shortlisted for the Guardian children’s fiction and Roald Dahl Funny prizes
Won't They Ever Learn? →
ABFFE Earns Injunction in Alaska Booksellers, librarians and other media groups won an injunction on Thursday in Federal District Court in Alaska to Senate Bill 222, which made anyone who operates a Web site that features content deemed “harmful to minors” criminally liable. The plaintiffs—among them Fireside...
And The Sign Said...
“…. that despite my authors invectives, I persist in my efforts to seek publication.” Dear (Name Withheld)…. It is rare indeed that we receive submissions from fictitious sources; enough so that our curiosity was indeed aroused. Having perused the proffered sample submission, we feel that we must extol your author to further calumnious verbosity. Kind Regards;
San Francisco 1906… just a few days before the great earthquake decimated much of the city. As a long-time resident of the Bay Area, the number of surviving and still recognisable structures never fails to amaze me.
Oh Rumpole! →
‘Why did you steal 40,000 hotel coat hangers, knowing that hotel coat hangers are designed to be useless outside hotel wardrobes?’ Mister Klington is no longer with us, but his memory lives on in the archives of journalism humour.
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