Writer, reader, creative writing tutor
Welcome to my website. Here you’ll find out about the books I write for young adult and middle grade readers, plus information about creative writing workshops and visits. Thanks for dropping by.
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Writing has to be one of the most misunderstood professions. Some readers seem to think a book gets written by magic, involving no time or effort. But a book which is easy to read hasn't necessarily been easy to write. Getting published is a struggle, and even that is...
Once a month I send out a newsletter – you’re probably being asked to sign up to it right now! Subscribing lets you win freebies. But if you’re allergic to email newsletters, no matter, here are some extracts from my September newsletter. Edinburgh International Book...
I admit it, I feel a bit bereft this year. I'm writing this in Edinburgh as the most weird of Augusts ends. No festivals! And in particular, no book festival. Edinburgh International Book Festival did host some amazing events online, which were hugely enjoyable, but...