International Short Story Day

Today, the day of the shortest night of the year, is International Short Story Day, organised by those fine folks at Comma Press. There’s loads of short story eventy goodness going (click here for all the details) but the one I’d like to point you towards is this one, in Nottingham, where my fab co-author […]

In Conversation With Jaymay

I can’t tell you how excited I am about this post. So, a bit of history. Jaymay has been one of my absolute (and I mean all time) favourite artists for a couple of years now. I can’t remember how I discovered her music, but I’m thrilled I did. She is brilliant. When Caroline spoke […]


I’m delighted to welcome long time friend of the blog, and brilliant writer, Caroline Green here today, to talk about her new novel, ‘Cracks’ for teens. So, without further ado, here we go… Hi there Caroline. Welcome to the blog! I’m thrilled to have you here. It’s an absolute pleasure. Thank you for having me. […]


On Wednesday, the wondrous Roast Books publishes a brand new short story collection, Interactions. I’ve been dipping into my copy and it’s fab. But it is no ordinary collection. No sir. This is illustrated and it’s been brought together by InterAct Reading Service, an award winning charity which aims to stimulate the minds of stoke […]

Hello, Australia

Just a quick one for you today, folks, to say that Freaks! is now published in Australia. Which is quite timely, actually, as I’ll have a short story coming out over there in an anthology in the not too distant future. Watch this space. Hooray!

Things I’ve Been Thrilled to See

First, that 100 RPM, is selling well. That means money’s coming in for One In Four and, perhaps more importantly, more people are getting to hear about them and what they do. That makes me happy. Second, that the brilliant Bookchase gave Freaks! (or rather, its cover) a mention yesterday, as one of the favourites […]