Merry Christmas and Future Plans

I had a lovely message this week from a young lady called Eleanor. Hello Eleanor! (I’m waving madly across the internet to you.) She wanted to know when the next Accidental Pirates book will be out and as a few people have asked me the same thing, I thought I’d answer the question here. There… Read on…

Digging for Nuts

    As I walked through the cemetery this morning, squirrels were everywhere. This set me off musing that writing is a bit like scrabbling about in your imagination for nuts. Sometimes they are nuts we buried ourselves – a childhood incident, a snippet of dialogue that came to mind and we noted it down… Read on…

Unwise Magic Spot the Difference

Welcome to Wyse, last town in Britain where magic still works. Please make the most of your time here as the world may be ending soon.¬† I am The Book, by the way, and if you knew what was coming, you wouldn’t be reading this. You’d be running for your life. But while we await… Read on…

If Life Gives You…

Hello, Trudi Storme here, pirate and ship’s cook aboard the great and legendary Onion. The story of our adventures on Dragon Island has just launched into the world and I’m celebrating by making lemon and strawberry cupcakes. I love lemons. There’s a saying: ‘If life gives you lemons, make lemonade,’ which means if life gives… Read on…

UK Cover Reveal

I don’t know about you, but I’m finding it difficult to share good news at the moment in the light of everything that’s happening in the world. But stories are powerful and good stories can defeat bad ones, and so here is a little piece of good news. The Onion is preparing to sail on… Read on…