Category: News

Authors for the Philippines

The brilliant and dynamic YA author Keris Stainton  has set up an auction to help the people of the Philippines after the devastating storm there (I suggested it, she’s doing ALL the work. I’m feeling guilty). The auction goes live tomorrow morning at 8am, new lots will go up throughout the week, there are already […]

First Night for Lia

  Some people get lucky on the lottery. I got lucky  just over a year ago when I received an email from a guy called Andy Barnes. He runs Perfect Pitch, a company devoted to creating and supporting new musicals. ‘We were wondering if you’d ever thought of adapting your book Lia’s Guide to Winning the […]

A musical interlude…

I was always being told off as a child for day-dreaming. It’s not an activity that’s valued, especially at school.How wrong they were. It turns out that day-dreaming is one of the most important elements in writing fiction. The more I can lose myself in my latest story, persuade myself that I am writing about […]