Category Archives: News and Events

Tharrrr she goes!!!

This gallery contains 6 photos.

Dragon Island has been out and about for a few weeks now. But before the big launch, one of my advance copies went on a quick tour of SCBWI members.   First, the US edition pays a visit to Welsh author, Eloise … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

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. … Continue reading

Posted in News, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

St David’s Day Giveaway

Thanks for playing, everyone. The giveaway has ended and the winner is SOPHIE ANDERSOM.  Congratulations, Sophie. I have sent you an email to arrange delivery of your prize!   All the best things come in threes. 1. Today is St … Continue reading

Posted in News | 9 Comments

Accidental Pirates shortlisted for the FCBG Children’s Book award!

In case you’re wondering what all the excited shouting is about, I’m very happy to announce that The Accidental Pirates has been shortlisted for the FCBG’s Children’s Book award. Here are the three books in the younger readers’ category. As … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Accidental Pirates shortlisted for the FCBG Children’s Book award!

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 … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on UK Cover Reveal

In the Light of the Stars

My husband and I are just back from a most wonderful week in Noway. We went to ski and the skiing was wonderful, but the highlight of the week was an night-time excursion to see the stars. Armed with binoculars … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on In the Light of the Stars

Heroes and Villains

I had a lovely time visiting St Cenydd’s Comprehensive School in Caerphilly recently. I ran a workshop on creating fictional heroes and villains and the year 7s had great fun coming up with dastardly plots and heroic derring do. Here’s … Continue reading

Posted in News and Events | Comments Off on Heroes and Villains

Giveaway!

Attention all readers in the US and Canada! I’ve got together with Sarah Reida, author of Monsterville to do a magical double giveaway. One lucky person can win a signed copy of Monsterville and a signed copy of Voyage to … Continue reading

Posted in News and Events | Comments Off on Giveaway!

The Voyage to Down Below. A Christmas story.

‘Tis the season of giving, and also pirates and monsters. You may remember a discussion on the relative merits of pirates and monsters. To settle the matter once and for all (until the next time, at least) I got together … Continue reading

Posted in News and Events, Onion Stories | Comments Off on The Voyage to Down Below. A Christmas story.

Merry Christmas!

2016 has been a strange year. So many awful things happening in the world, but some bright spots of loveliness too. The journey to publication has been exciting and stressful and wonderful and terrifying all at the same time. I … Continue reading

Posted in News and Events | Comments Off on Merry Christmas!