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The Year Ahead

Two weeks in and 2013 is looking pretty eclectic. Just the way I like it.

There hasn’t been any time for hibernating. I’ve just finished inking the interior illustrations for The Shadow Lantern and, any day now, the typeset script will come back to me for proofreading. By the end of this month, the book will […]

By |2017-05-20T12:29:03+00:00January 15th, 2013|Inspirations, News|Comments Off on The Year Ahead


Things have been go, go, go since I last wrote a post on this blog – which I am ashamed to say is many months! What’s been going on since I got back from Finland in April? Let’s see. I finished a first draft of a new book, revised it, did quite a few events […]

By |2017-05-20T12:29:03+00:00September 6th, 2012|About My Books, Events, News|Comments Off on THE CRIMSON SHARD Book Trailer

Helsinki: Another Exciting Week in the World of Finnish Books

My inspirational week started when I visited Villa Kivi overlooking lovely, frozen Töölönlahti Bay. This beautiful house is known as the Writer’s House and ever since it was built in 1890, it has been associated with literature. Famous Finnish writers and linguists lived and visited there until it fell into disrepair and the city of […]

By |2017-05-20T12:29:03+00:00March 31st, 2012|Events, My Current Projects, News|Comments Off on Helsinki: Another Exciting Week in the World of Finnish Books

Sunday on Suomenlinna

The fog lifted and the sun came out this morning. For the first time, I saw Helsinki under crystal blue skies and realised how close it is to Suomenlinna. Helsinki is a low-rise city. The Russian Orthodox church pictured next to the two Viking Line […]

By |2017-05-20T12:29:03+00:00March 18th, 2012|Inspirations, News|4 Comments

What I’m Working on Now #6

It’s been October 2011 on this blog for far too long. Yes, it’s already five months since I posted after The Crimson Shard launch. Those months have been a whirlwind of travel, book promotion and planning the next project.

I’ve been from Bangkok to Boston and […]

By |2017-05-20T12:29:04+00:00March 2nd, 2012|My Current Projects, News, Writing|Comments Off on What I’m Working on Now #6

The Blackhope Enigma Published in the USA!

In bookstores today…hooray!

And I’m celebrating! I am so delighted that Americans will now be able to read my debut novel, published by Candlewick Press. To find out more about this Middle Grade level book for ages 9-12, click here!

The Blackhope Enigma has been chosen as a […]

By |2017-05-20T12:29:05+00:00August 9th, 2011|About My Books, News|Comments Off on The Blackhope Enigma Published in the USA!