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June 20, 2017

Authors for Grenfell

My heart goes out to the families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire . . . but that’s not enough, is it? The publishing world has come together to offer support – in the form of an auction. You can r …

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June 20, 2017

Book launch do!

To celebrate the publication of Who Runs the World? we had a bit of a party at Waterstones, The Galleries, Bristol on Thursday 15th June . . . Thank you so much to everyone (especially the teens!) who …

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June 13, 2017

Who Runs the World? Q&A

The excellent Reading Zone asked some tricky questions . . . and I tried to answer them. (Link here.) The thing I am discovering about Who Runs the World? is that the questions never stop coming; they …

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June 7, 2017

And here it is . . .

Who Runs the World? was published on June 1st! This is my consignment of author’s copies . . . some of which will be making their way to the lovely people who inspired, advised on, and supported the w …

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April 13, 2017

Who Runs the World?

Here it is: the final cover of the final version. Yup, after a whole lot of tinkering – including a massive re-write of the last few chapters and a substantial refining (AKA serious hacking and tweaki …

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January 25, 2017

Proof copy!

So . . . this is what I have been working on . . . WHO RUNS THE WORLD? Welcome to the Matriarchy. “Sixty years after a virus has wiped out almost all the men on the planet, things are pretty much just …

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January 17, 2017

Ruby in Danish!

I don’t know how I missed this one! It’s Regnen – the Danish edition of The Rain, translated by Randi Bjerre Høfring. Mange tak, Turbine!  

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September 14, 2016

Still quiet

Very quiet. Now working with industrial ear-defenders on (my neighbourhood can be a little noisy at times) to get THE NEW BOOK finished. Meantime, The Storm has been published in paperback by Sourcebo …

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March 26, 2016

I’ve gone quiet

I was speechless at North Oxfordshire Academy. That’s the post pic: first time I met ‘Darius Spratt’. (Thank you so much, student ‘C’! I was AMAZED.) Superb cosplay – and I never even knew what that w …

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February 24, 2016

It’s back!

WORLD BOOK DAY TEEN FEST 2-3rd March ‘WBD TeenFest will combine live chats with your favourite YA authors, exclusive author blogs, DIY videos, fabulous competitions, fun deskies and shelfies PLUS our …

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