Half-term storytelling

Looking for something to do in the October half-term? Then why not come along to the National Memorial Arboretum on Monday 24th October for some story reading and story workshops? I will be giving an author talk at 10.30am, based around … Read More

Fantastic fun with words

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Following my visit to Wilmcote Primary School for a story writing workshop, the local newspaper the Stratford-upon-Avon Herald, printed the lovely story shown below. Thank you to Gill Sutherland at the Herald for her support and congratulations to Katia Tibbets for writing such a … Read More

A perfect setting

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As an author, the gap between passing for press and seeing printed copies of your books can feel like a big one. You’re desperate to see the fruits of your labours and usually a little anxious too, that everything will … Read More

The Ghost of the Trenches

A massive thank you everyone who came along to the local, Stratford-upon-Avon launch of my latest book The Ghost of the Trenches and other stories from the First World War on Saturday (12 April). Waterstones made me so welcome once again – … Read More

World Book Day 2014

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It was a pleasure to be invited to spend World Book Day 2014 at St Albans High School for Girls, where I ran four workshops with Year 8 pupils linked to my novel One Day In Oradour. Together we explored … Read More

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