SPCK and me, contd.

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Well, you write a post and you find yourself quoted in a magazine. Some of my comments below appear in this month’s Christian Marketplace under a pretty well-balanced piece which looks at the issue. I’d not read Christian Marketplace before but as an author who exists, at least partially, in that marketplace, I recommend it. Apart from anything else you can see what the opposition are up to. (‘Brotherhood of authors?’ You’re having a laugh.)

The only thing I didn’t like about it was the cover, which has a large picture of Rob Parson’s new book, Teenagers, What Every Parent Has to Know. The blurb continues: ‘At last! The book parents have been waiting for.’ Well, not this parent, chummy. The book I’m waiting for is ‘How to Irritate Your Children for Fun and Profit‘. It doesn’t exist yet, but I’m working on it…