You know how when you’ve been anticipating something for SO long that when it actually arrives, you find it hard to believe?! Well, that. ELECTRIGIRL IS PUBLISHED! And I have been blogging extensively about its process. If you’ve got a spare five or ten minutes, grab a cuppa and click on these… A fabulous Happy … More ELECTRIGIRL is here!!
So WHOOSH I guess that was the end of 2015 whizzing by! It has been MAD here. I’ve been working like crazy and then of course there was something called Christmas to sort out… and now it’s 2016 and I am plunging back into work with barely time to draw breath. Which is GREAT, by … More Happy New Year! (all right, all right, a bit late)
I can’t believe I haven’t reviewed one of these books on my site before. Maybe it’s because I’ve spent all my time telling people I meet to buy them! The Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face series has caused more bedtime merriment in this house than any other. My seven-year-old literally squeals in delight, and I have been … More Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Bees of Stupidity – review
Yesterday Cathy Brett and I met up in Oxford for the OUP sales conference. Authors don’t usually get to go to these; it’s where all the books due to be published in the next however-many-months are presented to the sales reps. I assumed that the reps were divided up geographically – so one person would … More Introducing Electrigirl!
Oh, you know how it is. You mean to blog, and Stuff Happens, and then suddenly you’ve got to Do Other Stuff, and then before you know it another week has gone by and you still haven’t blogged… I know. You know. We all know. So, here’s a brief round-up of My Life in the … More Catching up…running on the spot again!
Here it is!! I am SO excited and thrilled to be able to reveal the cover for ELECTRIGIRL, out next Feb with OUP. Cathy Brett has done a fantastic drawing of Holly, our super-powered heroine, and JUST YOU WAIT till you see the insides!! I can’t believe it’s not going to be on sale for … More ELECTRIGIRL cover reveal!
Someone posted on Facebook the other day that she had been feeling ‘old’, and then a friend had asked, ‘Do you really think your best years are behind you?’ I think this is a great question. We spend a lot of time not living in the present: looking back and regretting stuff, or looking forward and worrying … More Dancing on air at Christmas
A few weeks ago I hinted at some good news that I couldn’t share yet. And THEN I had some MORE good news, and frankly it’s all just been SO NICE. I’m so thrilled that I can finally spill the beans! I am absolutely over the moon to announce that OUP will be publishing my … More Finally I can spill the beans: two book deals!