I don't think there can be many people who haven't been incredibly moved by the horrendous images and stories coming out of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. We watch speechless and just cannot comprehend what we are seeing.
When a disaster on this scale happens it's difficult to know what you can do to help. Well, one inspiring woman, Keris Stainton, has set up a fantastic website 'Authors for Japan' where an amazing collection of authors are offering signed copies of their books, critiques of opening chapters, original artwork, book cover designs and other brilliant things - all to the highest bidder. There are a number of 'lots' being offered through posts on the blog - to bid, just leave your comment and the lot will go to the highest bidder by 8pm on Sunday (20th March). All the funds raised will go to the