Happy Festive Season!

'Twas the night before Christmas, the office quiet as winter. Nothing was stirring, not even the printer. But on stroke of midnight, the pages awoke, the protags jumped out & became party folk...! Settings unspooled and stole the mince pies, plots and pages danced 'til the sunrise. The dust jackets pranced, then they stole all [...]

DON’T PANIC has arrived!

Very exciting times in my house at the moment, as Don't Panic is finally here! It's a gorgeous little book and it's was my favourite to write in the series so far, but I understand I'm pretty biased about this release, so here are some lovely things people have said about the other books in the [...]

BookMachine | July Publishing News Wrap

Oh yes indeed, it's that time again already: the July BookMachine publishing news wrap is here! Remember to follow the article link for hyperlinks and the full piece... This month in publishing news, it’s been all about the publisher’s best friend: the indie bookshop! The 2017 Independent Bookshop Week got well underway towards the end [...]

BookMachine | The March Wrap

It's the time of the month where I round up all the internet's top publishing stories and stick them in one place on the BookMachine blog for your perusal! Here's a sneak peek - don't forget to visit the BookMachine blog for more... The big news from March in UK publishing is obviously the London [...]

Back on BookMachine!

I'm really excited to be able to say I've been invited back to resurrect my byline at BookMachine with a monthly publishing wrap. The first month - February - went live today, and you can check it out right here. This month in publishing, booksellers have taken the spotlight, with Waterstones announcing their first year [...]

BookBrunch | The Weekly Interview with Ella Kahn and Bryony Woods of Diamond Kahn & Woods Literary Agency

This week for the BookBrunch interview, I got together with Ella Kahn and Bryony Woods of the Diamond, Kahn & Woods Literary Agency to discuss this year's Trailblazer Award success and the future of agenting. For the full article, head over to BookBrunch, or read the snippet below: As the deadline approaches for this year's Trailblazers [...]