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Winter Magic – coming November 3rd

Posted on October 20, 2016, tagged as

Dreamsnatcher’s Abi Elphinstone heads up this gorgeous collection of wintery stories, featuring snow queens, frost fairs, snow dragons and pied pipers . . . from classic children’s writers Michelle Harrison, Michelle Magorian, Geraldine McCaughrean, Ja …

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THE OTHER ALICE – Writing Competition Results

Posted on October 1, 2016, tagged as Results, The other Alice, competitions

Thanks to all who entered the short story competition. I enjoyed reading through the many entries, which were fantastically varied and creative in their content and approaches, from young writers all over the world. There are four winners: one in each …


WIN: The Other Alice charm bracelet, signed book & more

Posted on August 14, 2016, tagged as The other Alice, competitions

***THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED AND RESULTS WILL BE DISPLAYED ON THE WEBSITE SHORTLY***   This is a writing competition for readers aged 9-24 in connection with my most recent novel, The Other Alice. Alice is a gifted young writer who has been t …

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The Other Alice – Latest

Posted on August 10, 2016, tagged as Reviews, The other Alice, competitions, news

Competitions Win a narrowboat holiday for four worth up to £1000 with Kate Boats. Closes August 23 2016. Catch up with The Other Alice blog tour Five characters I’d wish into real life . . . and five villains I wouldn’t 10 Random Things about The Other …


The Other Alice – Out Now

Posted on August 3, 2016, tagged as Blog Tour, The other Alice, news

  Follow the blog tour, 1st – 5th August to find out the secrets behind the story . . .  


The Other Alice – cover reveal

Posted on June 13, 2016, tagged as Chloe Bonfield, Cover, The other Alice, news

Here is the beautiful new cover for my next novel, The Other Alice, which publishes on July 28th in the UK. The stunning artwork is by illustrator Chloe Bonfield and was designed by Jenny Richards at Simon & Schuster UK Ltd. Click on the image for …


Winter Magic

Posted on April 18, 2016, tagged as Winter Magic, news

This November will see my first publication in hardback (in the UK), with Winter Magic, an anthology of gorgeous wintery tales by a wonderful selection of children’s writers. I’m more than a little star-struck to be in the company of classic authors su …


The Other Alice

Posted on April 7, 2016, tagged as The other Alice, blurb, cover copy, news

I’m thrilled to reveal the cover copy (or blurb) for my sixth novel, The Other Alice, which publishes in the UK on July 28th. The cover is still in progress, but I hope to be able to share that with you very soon. In the meantime, here, in a nutshell, …


A Day in the Life of Turpin

Posted on February 17, 2016, tagged as Extras, Fun Stuff, One Wish, Turpin

The U.S. edition of One Wish hits the book shelves next month, almost two years since the U.K. release. In my next few blogs I’ll be bringing you some background info about the book, as well as some fun content to introduce you to the characters. If yo …

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How I Write

Posted on January 21, 2016, tagged as Process, Writing

Happy 2016! I felt my first post of the year should be writing related, seeing as so many of my readers ask advice on their own work. I can’t say these tips will work for everyone, but these are some of the things that work for me.   Magpie nest A …