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Grace Wynne-Jones

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Drogheda County Louth, Ireland
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Grace wrote her first book when she was about eleven. It was called ‘Stories For Everyone’ and she described it in a recent newspaper article:

‘A self-published work with a print run of one copy, it featured a woman, a horse and a puppy on the cardboard cover, and the singer John Paul Jones on the back. It contained two stories. One was about my pony Merrylegs and another was about the joys of nature, so it didn’t quite live up to its title. But Mum and Dad liked it. Encouragement is invaluable to a budding author…Though I still adore ponies and nature these days I have extended my subject-matter. For example women’s lives fascinate me. And writing about them helps me to make sense of my own experiences. What’s more, I make all sorts of new
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My childhood home, a rambling rectory, not only housed my family but a marvellous menagerie of creatures. Among our more exotic pets were a pair of chameleons and some tree frogs. The chameleons darted out their long tongues when offered tasty morsels and camouflaged themselves by changing colour to blend in with their surroundings. They and the frogs were eventually given to Dublin zoo, but my...

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Ready or Not?

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