And Then We Ran

Release Day for And Then We Ran!

It's here at last! It feels like I've been waiting forever for this book to be released, and now it's out there in the big, wide world I'm suddenly incredibly nervous... Fortunately, lots of people have already said some lovely things about Megan and Elliott's story, which helps with the release day nerves! Here are… Continue reading Release Day for And Then We Ran!

And Then We Ran, Writing Posts

YA Stripes! A YA Showcase

Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of spending the day with a collection of YA book bloggers, Stripes staff and other YA authors at the Stripes YA showcase. Events like this are one of the funnest parts of my job - a whole day to just talk about books? Bliss. Meeting authors Sharon Gosling, Patrice… Continue reading YA Stripes! A YA Showcase

And Then We Ran

Proofs, a road trip soundtrack – and a giveaway!

Yesterday brought snow flurries here in Hertfordshire - and the most exciting book post! I practically ripped this one out of the arms of my lovely postman. And look what was inside: That's right. Not just the gorgeous proof copies of my new book, And Then We Ran, but also all sorts of fun stuff to… Continue reading Proofs, a road trip soundtrack – and a giveaway!

Love Lies & Lemon Pies, Secrets Schemes & Sewing Machines

Coming Soon: Love, Lies & Mince Pies

It's funny, but every time I do a school visit, or an event, or get an email from a reader, the one character people nearly always ask about most is Jasper. This makes me very happy, as Jasper is one of my absolute all time favourite characters I've ever written, too. (He's also very loosely… Continue reading Coming Soon: Love, Lies & Mince Pies

5 tips for starting your story
Writing Posts

5 Tips For Starting Your Story

This week, I’ve been doing one of my absolute favourite things - starting to write a new book! The beginning of a new story is always exciting. Even if I’ve got it all mapped out in my head, or on paper, there’s still that huge sense of possibility. Anything could happen, once the words start… Continue reading 5 Tips For Starting Your Story