Upcoming events

  • October 20, 2017: Bristol Festival of Literature: Stories of Strong Women – Unconventional Heroines Find out more
  • October 28, 2017: BristolCon 2017 Find out more
  • November 15, 2017: School visit: Ysgol Brynrefail, Llanrug, Caernarfon, Cymru/Wales (Authors for Grenfell auction winner.)
  • March 13, 2018: Wirral Book Award (venue tbc) Find out more

News & Events

July 15, 2014

Launch signing Totnes

“THE END OF THE WORLD IS COMING . . . AND IT STARTS IN TOTNES” – on Saturday 19th July, 1-2 pm, apparently. That’s what the poster says! (Though I can’t understand why anyone would think the Devon tow …

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July 15, 2014

The Rain is on tour!

Erm . . . virtually! All this week The Rain is on tour, guest posting with some of the best book bloggers  in the UK . . . And you know how tours always have titles and themes, right? Well, this one i …

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July 15, 2014

New friends

I went to YALC – the UK’s first ever Young Adult Literature Conference – and I could write a whole essay about how brilliant it was: tons and tons of authors, readers, bloggers, vloggers, books, books …

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July 10, 2014

YALC

YALC is coming!!!! 12/13th July! It’s at the London Film and Comic Con and it’s the UK’s first ever YA Literature Convention, curated by the fantastic Waterstones Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman …

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July 4, 2014

The Rain is at Maximum Pop!

THE RAIN is at Maximum Pop! Reviews requested from MP! followers for their July Book Club. That means my book gets to be on a website with One Direction, The Vamps, Little Mix, Union J and Elyar Fox – …

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July 1, 2014

Win things?!

Until 31st August, My Kinda Book is offering the chance to win The Rain festival survival kit: a The Rain poncho, waterproof mascara, £50 itunes vouchers to create the perfect festival playlist AND be …

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July 1, 2014

Being a BOTM

…and it’s July Book of the Month on My Kinda Book! That’s Macmillan’s online site for all things bookish; visit for book news, reader and author chit-chat and tons of competitions.

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