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EVENT: WriteMentor Summer Programme Twitter Chats - March 2022
Join me and all the mentors to get the inside scoop on who we are and what we're looking for in a mentee.
NEWS: Debut novelists: meet the class of 2022
I was interviewed along with eleven other stunning debuts for this feature. Read about my inspiration for The Stranded in the full feature here.
NEWS: Penguin Random House Children's Highlights Presentation 2022
Never Have I Ever...YA Edition. I had a blast playing Never Have I Ever with fellow YA author the lovely Kat Delacorte for the #PRHC22 Highlights Presentation. Video available here. (Our segment is towards the end).
NEWS: Paperbound Young Writers Competition 2022
Thrilled to announce that I'll be the shortlist judge for the second Paperbound Magazine Young Writers Magazine. Open for writers between the ages of 11-16, the competition closes on 15th April 2022. Everything you need to know can be found on the competition page here.
EVENT: #Debuts22 Instagram Takeover - November 2021
November will be my turn to take control of the #Debuts22 Instagram account. Head over there for juicy debut novel goodness.
GIVEAWAY: #Debuts22 Twitter Giveaway - Closes September 22nd
It's giveaway time! For you chance to get your hands on a copy of The Stranded head over to the @22Debuts Twitter. Like and RT the competition tweet, follow @22Debuts, and pop The Stranded into the comments. Don't forget to check out our shiny new webpage for details of all the #22Debut authors.
NEWS: #22Debut website launch - August 2021
Huge thanks to the #22Debut website team for building a great page. Gathered here you can find info about so many great debuts coming next year.
PUBLICATION: Paperbound Magazine - September 2021
My top tips for writing excellent villains will be coming soon in
the Autumn issue of Paperbound Magazine.
Update: It's now available on the PaperBound site. Enjoy!
NEWS: Arts Council England Award DYCP - August 2021
I'm absolutely thrilled to announce I've been offered an Arts Council England Developing Your Creative Practice Award.
EVENT: Twitter Live Chat - Tuesday April 13th 2021
Join me on Twitter 7-8 GMT to chat about what I'm looking for in a WriteMentor mentee.
EVENT: The Writers' Hour Host - Saturday 27th March 2021 8am-9am GMT
The Writers' Hour is turning one! To celebrate London Writers' Salon is holding a 24 hour write-in. 24 hours of writing and inspiration with writers around the world. I'll be hosting the 8am-9am GMT spot on Saturday 27th March 2021. More info about The Writers' Hour here.
EVENT: VIP Writers' Group - Thursday 18th February 2021
I'll be chatting to Sarah Hindmarsh and the VIP Writers' Group about my experience of being on submission and getting a book deal.