On Saturday 18th April 2015 I heard Cathy Cassidy talk about her new novel Looking-Glass Girl, in the Cambridge Union Blue Room, Cambridge Literary Festival. I was accompanied by my youngest daughter who has read several of the Cathy Cassidy books, so she was happy to come along and hear this much admired author of her childhood. The audience consisted of lots and lots of young girls.
Cathy started off her talk by addressing the youngsters in her audience with the answer to the question that is most often asked by her fans:
What subjects did she like when she was their age?
She did like English but it wasn’t a 100% full on love. She enjoyed writing stories, but wasn’t too keen on spelling or grammar. Such excellent news and hope for all those amongst us who are bad spellers, and weak at grammar.
Cathy’s Route to Writing
After Cathy left…
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