Lots of Stuff: Charney retreat, UKLA awards and YALC!

AAARGH school holidays have started and my time is DISAPPEARING and loads of brilliant Stuff has been happening, and there is NO TIME to blog about any of it!! And I have DEADLINES! So, here’s my quick round-up of the past three weeks: Charney retreat with the Scattered Authors’ Society I love Charney. I think … More Lots of Stuff: Charney retreat, UKLA awards and YALC!

Some nice things…

Earlier this week I discovered to my utter delight that LOOKING AT THE STARS has come second in the secondary school category of the Oxfordshire Book Award 2015! They don’t call it ‘second’ or ‘runner-up’, but ‘Highly Commended’ is my new title 🙂 I am SO very chuffed. Marcus Sedgwick won with SHE IS NOT … More Some nice things…

I reveal one of my secrets! UKLA book award longlisting!

So ONE of my pieces of good news can finally be revealed – LOOKING AT THE STARS is on the longlist for the UK Literacy Association Book Award! I am really, really thrilled about this. Everyone likes to be nominated for an award, and for some writers it happens a lot. For other writers, hardly … More I reveal one of my secrets! UKLA book award longlisting!