It’s been a while!

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If I have seemed a little quiet for a while, that’s because I have had a substantial break from writing. Well, that is not completely true. I have been writing: just not writing fiction. I have been writing about garden … Read More

Telling Tales at Kenilworth Castle

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On Wednesday 23 October I shall be starting a three-day Telling Tales project for English Heritage based at the spectacular Kenilworth Castle. I will be working with a group of Year 8 students from Kenilworth School, supporting them as they … Read More

African adventure

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For the past few months, I have been working on two manuscripts: a sequel to No Stone Unturned and a new novel for Young Adults, set on the notorious prison island of Alcatraz. It has been an interesting exercise, as writing and editing the two projects … 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

Who dares use the J word? I do

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The word ‘journey’ is somewhat over-used these days. Nearly every X-factor contestant, Strictly Come Dancing entrant, award-winning actor or actress has been on a journey of some kind or another and is keen to tell us how wonderful, amazing and life-changing it has been … Read More

Holiday reading

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One of my favourite things about summer holidays in the sun is the opportunity to read some of the books I have stocked up all year. This year, my family ignored all the scare stories in the media about food … Read More

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