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How To Enjoy Reading More

As a teacher, one of the huge priorities of my job is trying hard to ensure that young people are reading and enjoying great books. As a children’s author, I want young people to be enthusiastic about my own books and excited to keep turning the page to discover what happens next. For me there is nothing finer than seeing someone totally engrossed in the world of a book they love. It’s the cherry on the top if that...

Greenhouse Goddess

For some reason, during this warm Spring of 2021, for the very first time in my life thus far, I decided to try my hand at greenhouse gardening. Yes, you read that right – gardening! I have indeed never been the type of person you’d see in any kind of outdoor appropriate attire, and certainly not with anything resembling a trowel in my hand. Something changed. I’d say for an unknown reason, but I don’t like...

I Have a Publication Date!

WEDNESDAY 14TH OCTOBER 2020 Aqua Marine is finally here, swimming to a shore near you. I am so excited to be able to share the official publication date of Book Number 3 in The Faery Tales series – The Faery Tale of Aqua Marine. The first paperback edition will be released on Wednesday 14th October 2020. From this date you will be able to purchase a copy of the book directly from amazon.co.uk but in the...

Introducing Aqua Marine

Faeries, mermaids, dolphins, pirates, and skeletons. These are just some of the new characters you’ll be introduced to in the brand-new book of The Faery Tales series coming soon. The challenge for me when approaching a new instalment is to ensure I am bringing readers new and engaging personalities to meet, while at the same time making sure the original names of the previous books still have their own important...

Exciting countdown to the new book cover reveal …

The Faery Tale of Aqua Marine has been a long time in the making. I sketched out a skeleton plan for the story straight after completing The Faery Tale of Amy Thyst, and always intended to release a new book each year. Unfortunately life got in the way, and due to changes in my personal circumstances, publication goals had to be put on hold. It is therefore a momentous occasion for me to finally be back in the game...

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