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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. 

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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.

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