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This is where I will let you know what’s happening with my book (The Ten Rules), about becoming a children’s author and other fun stuff

How to be a Girl!

Is going to be on at the New Theatre Royal. I am well excited.  

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More about Girl in the Hood (for you Holy Trinity!)

I wrote Girl in the Hood (GITH) because I had set-up a story-telling festival. The theme the festival was updated fairy tales, and I’d asked all the acts to write new pieces. Thus, I had to write something myself.  The … Continue reading

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Girl in the Hood

I spent a lovely hour today working with a group of GCSE girls on GITH. They were challenged by some of the language – sounds like Shakespeare *yay!* – and some of the concepts. It turns out that my writing … Continue reading

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Brotherly Love – what’s that all about then?

Happy endings are for wimps. Brotherly Love is a play that I wrote, an updated loose version of Hansel and Gretel. A GCSE student has asked me a few questions about it as he is using it for his final … Continue reading

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Havant Literary Festival – writer in residence?

Oh yes, that’s me! I am super excited to be the writer in residence at a literary festival – even though I do struggle to spell literary (and to say it!). As well as meeting some interesting people at my … Continue reading

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shocking lack of posting on my part

It turns out that I am not much of a blogger – as I keep forgetting to blog! That’s such a shame as I am having such a wonderful time, visiting lots of different schools on behalf of the Able … Continue reading

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Nayu’s Reading Corner reviews TTRoS

To read the full review, click on the words you are reading now . . . . But here’s the gist of it: Themes: psychic stuff, a mentally sick man, family ties, being hunted, getting stuck between a rock and … Continue reading

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Mr Dampier – literacy guru – said this about me!

As Literacy manager for our school (amongst other hats I wear) I am responsible for inspring and motivating our children to read for enjoyment as well as gaining a greater and more sophisticated comprehension of various texts. There is no … Continue reading

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My book is out!

But I haven’t seen it yet! My copy is in the post – and has been lost I think! My friend Claire has hers though . . . and kindly sent me a picture: It’s real . . . . … Continue reading

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Racing up the bestsellers rank on Amazon . . ..

But will fall again tomorrow. It changes so quickly – I dropped 30,000 places in one afternoon last week! But had to record this moment today, as it is the highest I have ever been . . . . Glorious … Continue reading

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