- So many writers come to class with one question dominant in their mind, 'How do I make a living from this?' It's a fair enough question and one I always try to answer well - but it saddens me that it so often overshadows the more relevant questions of 'why am I writing' and 'what am I saying' and 'how do I keep it honest.'
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Category Archives: Taken Away/Into The Grey
Another lovely review of Into the Grey, this time from Carousel: The Guide to Children’s Books. Many thanks to my eds at Walker UK for forwarding this to me: Into the Grey Walker(eB) £6.99 ISBN 978-1406347326 After Nan accidentally burns … Continue reading →
To go with last week’s USA School Library Journal review, Walker have sent me a scan of this lovely UK School Librarian magazine review of Into the Grey: Kiernan, Celine. Into the Grey Walker. 2013. £6.99. 978 1 40634 732 6 … Continue reading →
Another lovely review for Into the Grey (aka Taken Away) This time from the School Library Journal. Kiernan, Celine. Into the Grey Candlewick. Aug. 2014. Tr $16.99. ISBN 9780763670610. LC 2013952836. Gr 7 Up–Set in Ireland in the early 1970s, this … Continue reading →
Yeay! Check out Into the Grey‘s starred Kirkus review! INTO THE GREY [STARRED REVIEW] Author: Celine KiernanPublication Date: August 1, 2014ISBN ( Hardcover ): 978-0-7636-7061-0 Category: Fiction Irish fantasist Kiernan (The Poison Throne, 2010, etc.) explores the dynamics of love and loss. In 1974, 15-year-old … Continue reading →
Sorry for the silence. I’m grinding away at Begone the Raggedy Witches right now and haven’t really lifted the head from the keyboard. Just two brief announcements: -0- On May 24th and June 7th I’ll be doing a series of one to one writing … Continue reading →
Have I blogged yet about how much I love the Candlewick (US/Canadian edition) of Into the Grey? You all know what a hound I am for good cover art and this just does me in entirely. I love love love … Continue reading →
It’s only been a couple of weeks since I handed the new book over the the agent and – despite all my good intentions re having a proper rest – I’ve already fallen down the next rabbit hole. This is … Continue reading →