The Authors Electric Inaugural Quiz - by Karen Bush and Susan Price
Karen Bush does too, so we put our heads together and, with help from
Karen set the questions: I endured the usual faff and fankle with passwords and log-in security puzzles.
It's a quiz on children's books (since we write for children.) See if you can get ten out of ten.
There was one question about Dick King-Smith, but Quibblo wouldn't allow me to put it up. It said, primly, 'Please remove the inappropriate term 'dick.'
|Ooooh, Missis! Behave!|
About the Quiz Mistresses
Karen Bush's first love was riding and horses, and she trained as a riding instructor. She holds the BHS Int.T qualification and has worked in riding schools - including the internationally renowned Suzanne's Riding School - as well as pursuing a career as a freelance teacher. She has also contributed many articles to 'Horse and Pony,' 'Pony' and 'Your Horse' magazines.
|Dog-Friendly Gardening by Karen Bush|
She's also useful with a longbow, and dispenses much needed tips on how to string same via email. Whether she can manage a Parthian shot from the back of her horse, I've no idea, but I wouldn't put it past her.
To find out more about her books, follow this link.
Karen's own website is here.
Karen's whippets write their own blog here!
Susan Price was born, and still lives, in the Black Country. She was uneducated at a large comprehensive school, which she left with a few 'O' levels and a publishing contract with Faber, signed by her father, because she was under-age. She has earned her living by writing ever since, producing over 60 books, everything from Goldilocks to The Sterkarm Handshake, a novel for young adults which has 'crossed-over' to be read by adults.
Her several awards include the Carnegie Medal for The Ghost Drum, and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award for The Sterkarm Handshake. While always writing, Susan has worked as a shelf-filler and cashier in a supermarket, washed up in a hotel kitchen,
|The Wolf's Footprint by Susan Price.|
At nineteen, she had her first public-speaking gig, and since then has given talks at schools, libraries, festivals all over the country, universities where she wouldn't qualify as a student, and even in some foreign parts.
To find out more about her ebooks, follow this link.
Her own website is here.
Her blog, which she may find time to update soon, is here. Scroll down - there's plenty to read.