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A Tangle of Spells – Cover Reveal!

Posted on October 6, 2020, tagged as A Pinch of Magic, A Sprinkle of Sorcery, A Tangle of Spells, Cover Reveal

Jumping jackdaws! I am SO excited to reveal the incredible cover for the third book in the Widdershins Adventures: A Tangle of Spells, illustrated by the phenomenal Melissa Castrillòn. Everyone knows that magic and trouble go hand in hand… A dangerou …


Midnight Magic – Out Now

Posted on October 4, 2020, tagged as Midnight Magic, Young Fiction

Meet Midnight, Trixie and Twiggy the broom in my new book for younger readers, which is out now. Midnight Magic is the first in a series for readers of 6+, with two more on the way. Written in rhyming verse and illustrated throughout by Elissa Elwick, …


A Sprinkle of Sorcery ~ US Cover Reveal

Posted on August 25, 2020, tagged as A Pinch of Magic, A Sprinkle of Sorcery, Widdershins

A Pinch of Magic was released in the US three weeks ago, so it’s now time to unveil the beautiful cover for the Widdershins’ second adventure: A Sprinkle of Sorcery. I think this is even more stunning and magical than the US cover of Pinch. Cover art © …


OUT NOW in the US: A Pinch of Magic ~ 2 copies to be won!

Posted on August 4, 2020, tagged as A Pinch of Magic

If you’re one of my readers in North America, the wait is finally over. The Widdershins sisters have made their way over the Atlantic in their first adventure. A Pinch of Magic is out now! All Betty Widdershins wants is an adventure—one that takes her …


Widdershins Lavender Jam Recipe

Posted on July 27, 2020, tagged as Recipe, Widdershins

Hello there, Pinch Posse. I’m currently busy writing the Widdershins’ third adventure (A Tangle of Spells) as well as wrangling a six year old through the summer holidays, but I had to pop online to share one of my favourite recipes with you. Those of …


Writing Competition ~Results

Posted on June 9, 2020, tagged as Writing competition

Thank you so much to everyone who entered the family themed writing competition. I really enjoyed reading all your stories and poems, and was so impressed with them all. It’s been extremely tough to choose winners and runners up as the standard was so …


Art Competition ~ Results

Posted on June 1, 2020, tagged as A Pinch of Magic, A Sprinkle of Sorcery, Art, Competition results, Widdershins, competitions

I’m very excited to reveal the winners and runners up of the recent art competition. The challenge was to draw a character from the Widdershins books – a challenge you rose to admirably! I loved seeing your art work and thought there was something spec …


Art Competition Gallery ~ Closed

Posted on April 20, 2020, tagged as Art, Widdershins, competitions

This competition is now closed and the results will be published soon! In the age 8-10 category: Oi, by Sheeryn Tan, age 10, England By Joanna Kollia, age 9, Greece Fliss by Joanna Kollia, age 9, Greece Charlie by Joanna Kollia, age 9, Greece Betty by …


LOCKDOWN! News, competitions and things to do

Posted on April 17, 2020, tagged as competitions, news

Hi everyone, I hope you’re all keeping safe in this strange new world we find ourselves in since coronavirus hit the headlines. I’m wondering when – and if – things will ever get back to normal. It doesn’t feel like it right now, does it? I’m getting a …


The Vanishing Trick by Jenni Spangler ~ Author Interview and Giveaway

Posted on February 12, 2020, tagged as Author Interview, Jenni Spangler, The Vanishing Trick

One of the loveliest things about being an author is that I often get asked to review books, especially those of debut writers. Just before Christmas my publisher sent me a manuscript they thought I’d like, and from the moment I read the first sentence …


OUT NOW ~ A Sprinkle of Sorcery

Posted on February 3, 2020, tagged as A Pinch of Magic, A Sprinkle of Sorcery

The Widdershins sisters are back in a tale of kidnap, witchery, pirates and shipwrecks!  A Sprinkle of Sorcery, the sequel to A Pinch of Magic is out now. Officially, the publication day is Thursday, 6th February, but early copies are already trickling …


A Sprinkle of Sorcery – Book Trailer

Posted on November 11, 2019, tagged as A Pinch of Magic, A Sprinkle of Sorcery

Jumping jackdaws! Here’s something to shiver your timbers: the magical trailer for A Sprinkle of Sorcery, created by Simon & Schuster using Melissa Castrillon’s beautiful cover artwork. The book is released on 6th of February 2020 in the UK. You ca …


COVER REVEAL: A Sprinkle of Sorcery

Posted on October 28, 2019, tagged as A Pinch of Magic, A Sprinkle of Sorcery, Cover Reveal, Sequel, Series, The Widdershins

Here’s the beautiful cover for my next book, A Sprinkle of Sorcery, illustrated by Melissa Castrillon. I think it’s absolutely stunning, a perfect ‘sister’ to A Pinch of Magic! I’m still working on the edits against a CRAZY schedule to bring it to you …


Title Reveal & Shipwreck Competition Results

Posted on July 10, 2019, tagged as A Pinch of Magic, competitions

I’m delighted to reveal the title of my 8th book: A Sprinkle of Sorcery, which is a sequel to A Pinch of Magic. The Widdershins will be back in the Spring! Here’s a taster: The family curse has been lifted and the Widdershins sisters: Betty, Fliss and …


Behind the Scenes – Cover Process

Posted on June 20, 2019, tagged as A Pinch of Magic, Behind the Scenes, Cover Design

One of my favourite things about my job is seeing the finished cover art for my stories. I’ve been fortunate to have had some wonderful illustrators for my books, including Christopher Gibbs, Zdenko Basic, and most recently, Melissa Castrillon. Melissa …