Fiction

What I am working on now

What I am working on now

I’m working on two other novels for young adults: Albatross  is at the editing stage, and Tombstone is finished, awaiting a publisher. Albatross began life during Nanowrimo 2012. http://www.nanowrimo.org  (Nanowrimo: novel writing in a month. It’s a great way of getting going with a new project. If you’ve not participated before, do give it a go this year!)  I’d toyed with the idea of writing a book exploring gender identity for some time, and it seemed to me that this is a great theme for a young adult book.. Perhaps it was a sign of those particular times, but when I was a…

Coming soon: Emily’s Dreaming

Coming soon: Emily’s Dreaming

The blurb for this book is on the home page – I’ve also included it below. But how did this book come about? It arose fairly naturally from my previous, non fiction writing, which was about baby and child care and development. Who looks after the baby is a fraught issue for parents – and I thought it would be fun to explore that in a book. So it started with a working mother, new baby, and nanny. That was the launch point, but it’s not really where it ended up, because I got far more interested in the big…

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