S.J.Munday

S.J.Munday
Writer of fiction for children and adults. Poet. Published by Indigo Dreams and University of Winchester Press.
Blog: holidaysindreamland.weebly.com
http://sjmliterature.weebly.com/

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A bit of stress relief and indulgence after a long writing day. #stressrelief #books #wholetthegodsout #mazevans #booklove #deadlines

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Long afternoon of editing to enjoy. β™₯ #editing #drafts #flapjack #writeratwork

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Had a great evening yesterday listening to the very entertaining Annie Freud at the #universityofwinchester as part of their MA creative writing program. Gave me some real inspiration and encouragement to put some more of my own poetry to paper. Annie's latest anthology of poems #theremains is out now. @anniefreud7 #poetry ##poettalk #bookevent #readings #poetyreading #anthology #inspiration #thebestmanthereeverwas

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Added this gem to my collection. Been eyeing it up for a long while! Can't wait to get stuck in. #goldfishboy @lisathompsonwrites #schoolastic @schoolasticbooks #books #ocdawareness

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Had to get myself a limited edition copy #beetlequeen from #waterstones Winchester to go with my signed limited edition of #beetleboy! Excited to be reviewing the infectious @mglnrd 's second novel for my blog: holidaysindreamland.weebly.com, but slightly scared about what Cutter's got up her sleeve this time... #booklove #sequal #chickenhouse @chickenhousebooks @thegeacademy #goldeneggacademy #beetles #polkadots #childrensfiction #books #holidaysindreamland #sjmliterature

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Had a wonderful time with the amazing Maz Evans at her creative half term workshop today at #waterstones Winchester. She is full of energy and the kids hung on her every word. A real confidence boost of an event. And I love that big red authors chair! Can't wait to get stuck into my new signed copy of #wholetthegodsout. I will be reviewing it for my blog: holidaysindreamland.weebly.com once i'm done. We also had the pleasure of meeting the very lovely @booklover_jo, and @m.e.vaughan ahead of her own book launch on the 25th this month. #meettheauthor #mazevans @mazauthor @chickenhousebooks @thegeacademy #waterstoneschildrensbookofthemonth #workshop #writing #childrensfiction #books #winchester #thehamartiacycle #bloodofdelphi #sonsofthestian #holidaysindreamland

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Congratulations to all the authors and their publishing teams who have been longlisted for the #branfordboaseaward. Some amazing books and authors this year! @mglnrd @peter_bunzl @jamesenicol @martin_j_stewart #beetleboy #mgleonard #cogheart #peterbunzl #theapprenticewitch #jamesnicol #riverkeep #martinstewart #branfordboase #bookawards #childrensfiction

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Exciting news. Philip Pullman has long been one of my favourite authors, however, contradictory to popular opinion I've always felt His Dark Materials fell short of my expectations. I have grown up with the Pullman of #countkarlstein, #clockwork #sallylockhart, and #thescarecrowandhisservant all of which I adore. I LOVE the concept of HDM, but I found Lara's character in comparison to the above suprisingly unrelatable. Ironically, I loved his short companion stories such as #lyrasoxford, which felt much more Pullman to me. Nevertheless, I am very excited for his return to longer fiction and the world of HDM, and hold great hope for this trilogy being what, in my mind HDM should have been. I feel a preorder coming on.
#philippullman #hisdarkmaterials @penguinrandomhouse @dfb_storyhouse #excitingnews #thebooksofdust

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Happy Valentines Day. Whether you are celebrating or not here is a classic poem from one of the poets I grew up on. # valentines #love #ellawheelarwilcox #poem #celebrate #sjmliterature #sjmunday #whatloveis

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In the name of research. Its strange the things you learn to question when writing.... #research #writer #chimney #fireplace

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Found these two gems in Poundland a while back and it got me thinking. Would you be slighty insulted or pleased to come across your book in a disscount store? I have come to the conclusion that as long as my work is out there and someone is getting pleasure from it then I'd be ok with it. #writer #writers #mackenziecrook #thewindvalesprites #jonmayhew #mortlock #poundland #novel

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Hop on over to my Facebook page for more exclusive material and updates. #sjmliterature #s.j.munday #poet #fiction #writer #writers #facebook

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Some wild New Forest ponies. #brockenhurst @nessharbour

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Congratulations to all those shortlisted and good luck. Some great books this year. #waterstones @peter_bunzl @mglnrd #bookprize

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Two night break in the New Forest. Lovely and quiet. This room would make a great writers retreat. #thenewforest #cottagelodgehotel

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@waterstones Winchester. Can't wait to get hold of a copy of #wholetthegodsout. I hope big kids are welcome at the creative workshop too?! @chickenhousebooks #mazevans

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Happy Harry Potter Book Day! Any enchanting plans for your day? Winchester Discovery Centre will be hosting special events this evening. #HarryPotterBookNight #harrypotter @jk_rowling

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Look what arrived this morning. Can't wait to get stuck in. @chickenhousebooks @thegeacademy @jamesenicol

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You can now follow my literary journey on Twitter by searching for S.J.Munday @SJMLiterature. #twitter #sjmunday #sjmliterature

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Sad to hear of Capaldi's exit as the Doctor. Probably my favourite so far... though many of the scripts have let his true abilities as an actor down. Moving on though.. I have long thought that Mark Williams would make a fantastic doctor. So much i have considered starting a petition. #doctorwho #doctorwhofandom #doctorwhobbc #markwilliams #petercapaldi

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A few years ago now, from a writers event in Brighton #garthnix #drownedwednesday #signedbook

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Getting ready for this morning's Story Time session at Winchester Discovery Centre. I will be reading picture books and running craft activities from 11am today. #wincheserdiscoverycentre #storytime #thesmartestgiantintown

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Editing woes. Its just words... words on a page. What tricks do other writers use to distance themselves from their work in order to see what a reader will see? @nessharbour @mglnrd @peter_bunzl @neilhimself @cathycassidy @jessdaygeorge @marcussedgwick

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Some sound advice from author and poet Richard Skinner on Tuesday inadvertently led me to discover the missing link I have been struggling with in a novel i'm working on.

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I often end up buying books in secondhand shops simply because they have a message like this inside. Somehow it makes the book even more special. As objects books have their own story and by owning them I am keeping those stories alive... # sentimental #secondhandbooks

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Any writers for children out there... Usborne Books have just released a complete list of their 2017 publications. Good chance to scour the market. @thegeacademy @nessharbour @wattywatt1

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Keeping up to date. #writers&artistsyearbook2017

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