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BIG NEWS about #ReadingForPleasure!

THIS is what I have been waiting for! I have also been waiting to be allowed to talk about it. And now I can! *dances an unrestrained dance of...

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August offers

I have some offers on items purchased from my online shop throughout August. Ebooks for writers: you can buy both Write a Great Synopsis and Dear Agent (normally £3...

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A bit of news

I’m very honoured to have been chosen to be the next Chair of CWIG, the Children’s Writers and Illustrators Group of the Society of Authors. I’ll take over...

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I’m studying again!

Yep, I’m back to school. Well, university. I’m doing a Diploma in Youth Counselling with the Institute of Counselling, accredited to Glasgow Caledonian University via the Scottish Credit and...

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Work experience with an author – Iona, a star

Recently, a 13 year-old girl, Iona, came to me for a week’s work experience. I nearly said no but I’m so glad I didn’t! Although I’d had an...

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