JET BLACK HEART is here!

Teresa-Flavin_Jet-Black-HeartLast week I had a busy and fabulous week touring around Scotland, culminating in the launch of my new teen book, Jet Black Heart, from Barrington Stoke.

I started the week in the Inverclyde area, leading book-making workshops for children aged 5-12 […]

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Excess Baggage

A rollicking ride around Australia with motorcyclist Jill Maden.

I’ll remember the summer of 2013 as one of the more hectic in my adult life. Not only have I been busy talking about my new book, The Shadow Lantern, to audiences from Inverness to Yorkshire, but I moved to a new home and studio. With […]

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New Reviews of The Blackhope Enigma…

…from some excellent book bloggers.

The Blackhope Enigma has had three enthusiastic reviews over the past few weeks and I thought I’d post them here. The first comes from Raimy at Readaraptor, and I got a real kick out of it!

I think Jessi at […]

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Where Have I Been All This Time?

I am feeling terribly guilty at not stopping by my blog recently. I last posted just before heading off to the Lennoxlove Book Festival, which was absolutely lovely. What a place! I spoke in the medieval Great Hall, surrounded by old paintings and armor, not unlike something out of The Blackhope Enigma

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What’s The Blackhope Enigma About?

A fine question indeed.

The Blackhope Enigma is a historical fantasy-mystery-adventure and it’s suitable for readers age nine and above. Read more about it on the Templar website, including an excerpt.

I just did a guest blog for the Scottish Book Trust about my path […]

By |June 30th, 2010|About My Books, Books and Publishing, Events|2 Comments

A Cardboard Box Arrives..

..and the contents are thrilling!

The mail has been good to me today. Not only did the cardboard box yield ten copies of The Blackhope Enigma, but I received a copy of its first review in The Bookseller, calling it an “impressive […]

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London Book Fair 2010

Keeping calm and carrying on.

Well, I lucked out this time. I bought a train ticket to London and worried that there might be a train signalmen’s strike…but who knew that the volcano would blow and suddenly trains looked pretty good?

This was my second time ever at the London Book Fair, but my first time as […]

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What I’m Working On Now #4

A new odyssey.

The sun is out. The 48 hour squall that passed over us, dropping snow, sleet and rain has moved out. Back to spring dreams.

I am ensconced in the Next Book and feeling how far I have come since I started writing The Blackhope Enigma. The learning curve was very steep but the rewards […]

By |April 1st, 2010|Advice for Writers and Illustrators, Books and Publishing, General Updates, Inspirations, My Current Projects, Writing|Comments Off on What I’m Working On Now #4

The Blackhope Enigma news!

It’s out on July 1 in the UK and ready for pre-order now.

Could I ask for a more classy cover on my first children’s novel? I think not!
Tom Sanderson from The Parish studio designed it, and I am delighted that he included my pen and ink labyrinth drawing behind the title.

The […]

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Bowled over!

Your support has amazed me.

I have had so many emails from all over the world about The Blackhope Enigma! I am thrilled at people’s enthusiasm and interest.

Here’s a further article from today’s Bookseller…and thanks to Maggi and Rachel for alerting me to […]

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