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One Week To Go!!!

Only one week until Mirror Magic is officially published. Here is a word from The Book. Hello, I am The Book. I see everything that will happen in your world. Well, I see most of it. Well, I see some of it. If I’m paying attention. You try being a magical book of prophecy and… Read on…

Two Week Warning!

Only two weeks to go! Today I am off to the Hay Festival, attending an industry day courtesy of Literature Wales. I will not be thinking about Mirror Magic at all… Except to say, details of the book are now on my website. Lord Skinner says you can pre-order the book from your local bookshop.… Read on…

Three Weeks To Go!

The Mirror Magic countdown continues. Only three weeks until publication day.   There will be a blog tour! There will be an actual tour along the Welsh Marches looking for the magical town of Wyse. I’m hoping there will be lots of tea and cake. And, on Saturday June 16th from 2pm-3pm, there will be… Read on…

Four Week Count Down!

I can’t believe it’s only four weeks until the launch of Mirror Magic. I am so excited. I’m busy working on Storm Hound at the moment (coming in 2019) and preparing some fun Mirror Magic resources to download. There will also be a blog tour starting on June 9th. I’ve never done a blog tour… Read on…

Festival time!

April and May are busy months with Mirror Magic coming in June. I’ve just received an actual, real copy of the book and it is beautiful inside and out. Here’s a sneak preview of the first pages.     I’ll be announcing launch plans soon, but in the meantime if you fancy a quick trip… Read on…

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…