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Downloadable resources for schools

Teachers, librarians, workshop leaders, would you like some free classroom resources to download? You would? Excellent! Click on the links below. Kids, you’re also welcome to download these and have a try at them. Let me know how you get on. The Legend of You Have you ever wanted to star in your own story? Here’s… Read on…

New website launch giveaway!

Ahoy book lovers! To celebrate the launch of my new website, I am holding a giveaway. Hop over to twitter, follow me if you don’t already and retweet my giveaway tweet (it’s pinned to make it easy to find. You can win this lovely bundle of goodies: A signed copy of Journey to Dragon Island… Read on…

Tharrrr she goes!!!

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 Williams. Eloise is the author of the delightful Elen’s Island for younger readers, and the considerably… 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…

Phew!

I’ve been quiet on here, but out in the real world I’ve been making lots of noise. March kicked off with World Book day and a trip to the Spread the Word festival in Merthyr Tydfil for a day of writing workshops. Mayhem ensured with pirate poetry duels, amazing tales, and more rhymes for Cassie… 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…