Writing

The Secrets of Sam and Sam: COVER REVEAL!

Sometimes the loveliest things appear in your inbox when you aren't expecting them at all. Next to an email telling you you're finally allowed to show them to other people, instead of sitting on your hands and mumbling whenever anyone mentions that new book of yours that's coming out in the summer. So, without further… Continue reading The Secrets of Sam and Sam: COVER REVEAL!

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What, Why and How I Write

The brilliant Leila Rasheed tagged me into this blog tour thingumajig when she posted her own What, Why and How I Write last week. She's the author of the proper dead funny Chips, Beans and Limousines, and her At Somerton books sound a riot, but personally I cannot wait for her to finish Wish. (Twins! Birthday wishes! These things are my catnip.) (If… Continue reading What, Why and How I Write

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Beyond Gay Penguins: LGBTQ children’s and YA books, past, present and future

Sometimes a book event coincides so exactly with what you need to think harder about right. that. second. that you wonder if you've invented it. Happily, 'Are the Kids All Right? Representations of LGBTQ Characters in Children's and YA Literature' with B.J. Epstein, Mark Jennett and Letterbox Library at Housman's Radical Bookshop in King's Cross on Saturday was not… Continue reading Beyond Gay Penguins: LGBTQ children’s and YA books, past, present and future