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Readers’ Favorite Award for ‘Left Out’!

I was so excited to learn that ‘Left Out’ has won a Bronze Award in Children’s Books: Social Issues category from the Readers’ Favorites site. Part of my prize is an invitation to the Book Festival in Miami in November but it’s just too far for me and bad timing. One day I will not…
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Litpick Featured Author

Thanks to LitPick Student Book Reviews​ for making me featured author! Great to see my oldest novel published at last! (I was 11 when I wrote it…) ***How did you get started writing? I’ve always loved writing stories. I wrote my first novel when I was 11, a dramatic adventure in 10 chapters, titled Jill’s…
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Shut Up & Read vlogs ‘Looking for Normal’

Fantastic review from Shut Up & Read duo Stephanie and Emily. The verdict is positive (phew!) ‘Entertaining reads – we would recommend them’ but the detail is really interesting. ‘Left Out’ resonated far more with left-hander Emily than with right-hander Stephanie, who was surprised at the idea that being left-handed could be important in somebody’s…
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Interview by student readers

My teen books are featured on litpick.com student review site and I had to think hard to answer their interview questions! Read the interview here and find out some of my secrets, like what I keep on my inspiration windowsill! You can watch and listen to top teen reviewer Ampster’s video review of ‘Left Out’…
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Song Hereafter

A date for your diary if you’re a Troubadours fan – NOVEMBER 13th! Yes, the last book of the quartet is on its way and that’s the publication date. Here is the wonderful cover designed for me (as always) by Jessica Bell Make sure you’re signed up for my newsletter to get advance news and…
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