Coming Soon – My Family and Other Romans

I’m so excited to finally be able to share details of my next middle-grade novel, My Family and Other Romans, released 8th June by Chicken House Books. Just look at the gorgeous cover by Flavia Sorrentino! Flavia also did the cover for my debut novel, Princess BMX, and I was so happy when I heardContinue reading “Coming Soon – My Family and Other Romans”

What Captain America Taught Me About Voice

I had an amazing time at the SCBWI Conference in Manchester last weekend. As well as being part of the team that brought the conference to the North, I also delivered my new voice workshop – What Captain America Taught Me About Voice – writing with superhero pow! As the writers out there will know,Continue reading “What Captain America Taught Me About Voice”

Portico Sadie Massey Awards

For the past five years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with Manchester’s hidden gem The Portico Library as a workshop facilitator for their annual Sadie Massey Awards. This free to enter writing and book review competition is open to all schools and young people aged 7 – 18 and is a fantastic opportunity toContinue reading “Portico Sadie Massey Awards”

School Visits Information

I’ve updated my website to ensure you can now find everything you need to know about booking a school visit – including fees and content – in one place. Told by a careers advisor that girls like me don’t become writers, my school visits focus on encouraging others to smash stereotypes and defy the limitsContinue reading “School Visits Information”