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Have you got a superhero sitting in your head? Do you make up stories for your children or grandchildren? Perhaps you've already written The Next Big Thing and need a few suggestions about what to do next? Why not join me on this  six week evening course at City College, Norwich?

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This autobiographical love letter to all things rock and pop is out in April 2019

as part of the Quick Reads series in Wales.

Anyone who has ever stuck a pencil into the middle of a cassette tape should read it.  Anyone who hasn't, should read it too.

And it only costs a QUID.

Now THAT is a GOOD DEAL ;)

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to M.A Bennett

for winning

The Warwickshire 

Secondary Book Award 2019

with S.T.A.G.S.

It was lovely to meet her and the other shortlisted authors 

in Warwick!

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to Tamsin Winter

for winning 

The Brilliant Book 

Award 2019


Being Miss Nobody

I was very chuffed to be 

with her on the shortlist :)

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is the winner of 

The Tir na n-Og 

English-language Prize 2018

This award is given to an English-language book with an authentic Welsh background.

I am so very very honoured and delighted.

Diolch yn fawr!

Read more on my blog.

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I am very delighted to have received the 

Mal Peet Children's 

Book Award 2017

for the

The Nearest Faraway Place.

Please visit my blog for more details.

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The Nearest Faraway Place 

has won 

The Staffordshire Young Teen Fiction Award 2018.

Thank you to all involved.