I don’t often do this…but I’m going to tell you a secret about the River of Ink series! I began to plan it in 2012…and the first book was published in 2016. That wasn’t just down to chance! Those years are very special. And so is this one – 2024. They are all leap years. […]
What a privilege it is to have the chance to meet readers. And I am so excited that 2024 looks like being packed full of visits and events. I kicked the year off with a return visit to Robert May’s School in Hampshire where I got the chance to meet with their wonderful Year 8s. […]
I had the most wonderful time recently making another school visit…this time to Bentley Wood School for Girls in Stanmore where I got the chance to talk to all of Years 7 and 8. The students were fantastic Secret Breakers and I had a super day with them all. So here’s a few pictures of my […]
What a wonderful time I had on the Isle of Wight when I was asked to take part in the Literary Festival. There were days full of discussions about books and stories. I got to meet wonderful readers and authors…and I also had a chance to explore the fabulous Island.Islands hold a special place in […]
One of the most exciting days of my writing life was when River of Ink Genesis won the Hampshire Book Award in 2017!
Well I hope you all had a wonderful summer full of great adventures, loads of laughter and hopefully the chance to read a lot of good books! Like me, many of you are now beginning a new school year. For some this might mean starting at a new school or joining a new class. Change […]
So as we set off into the summer holidays, I’m thrilled to be able to let you know that there is a brand new book out in the wild put together to help all writers whether they be young or old, new or more experienced. It’s designed to help everyone solve all their writing dilemmas. […]