Tag: Publishing


  • Money matters, he said

    Money matters, he said

    The worst question you can ask an author is how much we make. Oh, the question can vary slightly, but the reply is almost always the same. “Don’t expect money if you want to be a writer,” I say, my tone always on the mild side of weary. If writers were paid by the hour […]

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  • Spite And Malice At High School

    Spite And Malice At High School

    I’ve spent the last few years writing fiction for younger people. I’m quite happy with what I’ve put out so far, because there’s a market for weird books for the weirdo teens. I was one myself, and I always wanted to write books that I would have read at that age. But being an author […]

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  • Glowglass is out!

    At last. It’s here. My brand new novel Glowglass is finally out and available to buy in all good bookshops/online and can also be ordered or found in yr local library. It’s a dark tale of a girl on a video tape with a story to tell and a secret to hide. She’s soaked in […]

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  • Glowglass

    My new book. Finally. It’s called Glowglass and I’ve been working on it in secret for a while, waiting for today to tell everyone. What can I tell you about it? It’s out in May 2018. It’s weird, of course. I’m working on more YA books and one for adult readers. But I need to […]

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  • Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017

    Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017

    The Edinburgh International Book Festival is always a lot of stressful fun for me. It’s enjoyable, but you’re there to work so it’s impossible to completely relax. I was in Edinburgh for three days this week, enjoying the sun (praise Jesus for deodorant), seeing the sights (there’s a KFC in Waverley Station), and most importantly […]

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