Plus Four Years

It’s hard to believe it’s been four years since my first book came out. Sorrowline was published in the UK on the 3rd of January 2013, following later in other countries around the world. It’s been an exciting four years; I’ve visited schools, libraries and festivals across Europe, and been shortlisted for several book awards. …

Publication T-Plus 3 Years

It’s three years to the day since Sorrowline came out and I became an official author. In some ways it feel like a long time ago, in other it’s just like yesterday. I can clearly remember the excitement and anticipation in the run up to publication, I can still recall everything we did on that …

Week 4 Highlights

Being an author is a bit like being in a war where you can’t quite see over the ridge ahead of you. Sometimes it feels like nothing is happening, other times it’s an adrenaline-fuelled mad rush with everything coming at you all at once. Fortunately no one is shooting at me, so that’s where the …

Week 3 Highlights

Is it that time again?? So what’s been the best bits about this week? Getting some lovely target-reader reviews from the Discovery Club reading group at Waterstones, Southampton. “I loved it from the first page.” – Zoe 11. Check out the Waterstones Bookseller reviews tab for more. And more reviews on the Love Reading 4 …

Week 2 Highlights

Week 2, and its been a busy one! Here are my highlights! Being named Book of the Week by Peter’s Books. Being on a Top Ten list! Guest-blogging on Swapit! Speaking of Swapit you can win a signed copy of Sorrowline as well as pick up 2500 Swapits! Details here! Confirming my first school visit!¬† …

Week 1 Highlights

Now my countdown to publication has ended I thought I might try a countUP! Here are the highlights of my first week as a published author! Publication, obviously! Need I say more? Hearing that friends and family are reading Sorrowline. It’s been great to get this early feedback from such enthusiastic supporters. Getting my first …