I am not good at keeping up to date with this blog, BUT two exciting things are going on at the moment. Firstly, DEFENDER was released in paperback on 10th August, and is waiting to be bought (like a lonely homeless kitten in need of a loving family) in your local Tesco, WHSmith Travel, Waterstone’s and […]
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 […]
Age 13 The Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin I read the whole Earthsea Trilogy (including Tehanu) when I was in secondary school. It really cemented my love of reading and, not only that, how much fantasy as a genre could transport me to new worlds. The imagination of Le Guin really fired […]
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 […]
I’m going to blast through the last five weeks and do a round up of books, films and activities I’ve enjoyed (or not enjoyed) and rate them all. I handed in Book 2 of The Voices series to my publishers on 19th September, so I’ve spent at a good couple of weeks catching up on stuff. So, here we go. FILMS Kubo […]
Over the weekend I binge-watched around 120 paranormal YouTube videos posted by Michael D Magee. They amounted to approximately six hours of viewing. Why? Two reasons. 1) We’d recently asked Michael if he would be interested in being interviewed for a ThankBookFor Halloween podcast special*; and 2) because once I started to watch, I became more […]
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?