Hello to haiku

I'm steeling my nerves a bit here because I don't normally share my poetry, but over the past few weeks I've set up a little poetry social media presence under the name Haikurkbride. Not everything I do is strictly, fashionably, or technically a haiku, but it is all micropoetry at least! You can find me on: [...]

French translation of Boost

The translations keep on coming thick and fast, but this one is particularly exciting because it is in a language I've never had a book translated into before: French! The publisher DUNOD has done an amazing job on designing this beautiful edition, titled Boost - Faites décoller votre confiance en vous, and have even made some super [...]

‘Proscenium’ is here!

It's been a really busy week, and I've only just had time to post about the fact that Proscenium was published in Fictive Dreamon Thursday. I've been really touched and pleased by its reception so far - the lovely Sophie G. on Twitter said it "totally nails beautiful/sad" - which really made my day! As [...]

SYP Webchat on Monday 15th January

Happy New Year everybody! I hope you all had a marvellous festive season and that 2018 has got off to a great start.   It's certainly been busy this end already, and I'm very excited that on Monday 15th January, from 6.30-8pm, I'll be doing a live #SYPExpert webchat for The Society of Young Publishers [...]

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 [...]