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!
In case you missed it on Twitter and Facebook last Friday, my publishers, Stripes Books, have put together the most brilliant book trailer for And Then We Ran. Take a look: Can you believe that And Then We Ran will be out on shelves in less than a month now? The book is just starting… Continue reading A Brilliant Book Trailer
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
Last week, on the sunniest day of the year so far, I decamped to the seaside - along with three of the fabulous Stripes crew - for Top Secret And Then We Ran Activities. Well, top secret until now, anyway. The main purpose for our road trip - other than being the perfect opportunity to… Continue reading A Seaside Road Trip
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!
I am so excited to finally be able to share all the info on my brand new book - including the fabulous cover! New book? What new book? What's it called? It's called AND THEN WE RAN. What's it about? It's a British road trip story about friendship, family, chasing your dreams and choosing your own… Continue reading New Book, New Cover!
For anyone who hasn't had a chance to sign up and read it yet - Love, Lies & Mince Pies is now free to download from my website! Enjoy, and Merry Christmas!
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
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
This is the perfect sweet treat to boil up, let cool then break into bits to take out with you to munch at your local fireworks display!