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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? Whatever stage you are at, join me for a six-week evening course at City College, Norwich starting this September. 

Click the logo on the left for more details.

Felixstowe Docs 

is a creative writing project that I have been 

working on with students from Felixstowe Academy and in partnership with Suffolk Libraries and Felixstowe Book Festival .

We made a beautiful little book!

For more details, please click the book to be taken to my blog.

I am on a shortlist in Belgium!

THE NEAREST FARAWAY PLACE 

has made the 13+ selection for

La Prix Farniente.

C'est chouette ou quoi?

I had so much fun at the launch of the four new titles in the Quick Reads in Wales series. Read more about it 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.


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THE NEAREST FARAWAY PLACE

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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