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World Book Day 2015

My scrumptious thank you gift from the pupils! My scrumptious thank you gift from the pupils!

This is one of the biggest weeks in the UK school calendar! Tomorrow, March 5, children across the land will come to school dressed as their favourite book characters. They’ll be […]

By | 2017-05-20T12:29:00+00:00 March 4th, 2015|Inspirations, News|Comments Off on World Book Day 2015

January Inspiration!

This month has been excellent for art and writing inspiration. I kicked it off a couple of weeks ago when I spent a week at Lumb Bank, the Arvon Foundation’s writing centre in rural Yorkshire. It was magical, as I knew it would be, and it inspired my writing side in a very […]

By | 2017-05-20T12:29:00+00:00 January 28th, 2015|Inspirations|Comments Off on January Inspiration!

Buy Local and Support Your Indie Bookseller!

Totally_locally_Xmas_ManifestoI think this cool poster from Totally Locally says it all. When you venture out to make seasonal purchases, I hope you’ll support the retailers in your neighbourhood, your village, your town. They are your neighbours and their presence helps keep your area thriving, […]

By | 2017-05-20T12:29:00+00:00 November 28th, 2014|Inspirations|Comments Off on Buy Local and Support Your Indie Bookseller!

Welcome to the Writing Process: An Author/Illustrator Blog Tour

My talented friend and former art school classmate, Maryann Cocca-Leffler, invited me to share a bit about my writing and illustrating process as part of the ‘Welcome to the Writing Process: An Author/Illustrator Blog Tour’ (thanks, Maryann!). We are also part of a vibrant online community of children’s book illustrators and I’ve been in awe […]

By | 2017-05-20T12:29:01+00:00 June 30th, 2014|About My Books, Illustration, My Current Projects, News, Writing|Comments Off on Welcome to the Writing Process: An Author/Illustrator Blog Tour

Maze and labyrinth hunting!

If you know my stories in the Blackhope Enigma trilogy, you know that I have a thing about mazes and labyrinths.

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Because I live in England, there are plenty of ancient and new ones to visit. I like to hunt them down, walk them, figure them […]

By | 2017-05-20T12:29:01+00:00 May 7th, 2014|Inspirations|Comments Off on Maze and labyrinth hunting!

Inspiration and Aspiration 2014

Yellow Rabbit ACORN webHappy Second Half of January! By now we’ve all had plenty of time to assess 2013 and make wishes for 2014. Here are a few things I’ve been thinking about.

Top creative experiences in 2013:

Launching two new books for children and young people. In May […]

By | 2017-05-20T12:29:01+00:00 January 17th, 2014|About My Books, Inspirations, News|Comments Off on Inspiration and Aspiration 2014