A round-up of a few of the events I’ve been going to over the past few months, from book launch parties to signings, reading groups, author panels, radio guest spots, and all that good stuff. (For upcoming events, please check out my Events page.) January Launch of Defender Birmingham Waterstone’s Thursday 12th January. I had […]
I wrote five very interesting posts for the DEFENDER Launch Blog Tour this January, so I thought I’d put handy links to each one I did. (I really thought this would only take me 30mins to do. NINETY MINUTES LATER…) My Favourite TV Shows of 2016 (Hosted by my bro @girlvsbooks) Highlights include me admitting […]
It’s December, which means, for the first time ever, my book is available across the UK to buy and read. It’s kind of a pre-release release, and guess what? It’s arrived in time for Christmas shopping! Wondering what to get Grandpa Joe? Get him DEFENDER, a rip-roaring adventure of daring-do and gung-ho action! Oh, what […]
My eldest niece, Isabelle, has been bugging me for ages, wanting to be in a YouTube video, so she and her sister, Scarlett, join me for today’s WiC’s carpool. In this episode, we offer our film verdict on Finding Dory, buy two Mashem Finding Dory toys, play #SaturdayBookSave, and try and get my mom to […]
Make sure you visit Polly’s blog here for the whole journey and more wonderful stories and picture like these. Polly’s second novel, Where Monsters Lie, is out 7th July 2016. DA ChildrenR… Source: What Makes Libraries Special?
I was tasked with making a simple, 2 minute book promo video for my publishers so they could send it to colleagues in Australia and New Zealand. I emailed through the finished version late last night, but here is the journey it took to getting something even vaguely useable. (Note: my book, DEFENDER, is great. […]
The first vlog from half of the Writers in Cars team (the new podcast of which can be heard here: https://www.spreaker.com/user/8786734/writers-in-cars-episode-one-how-we-got-o). This is an introduction to me (Gemma, in case you forgot which blog you were reading 🙂 ) and why I’m embarking on a new vlog journey when I have no real idea what […]