Have your say in my 2020 reader survey – and maybe win a paperback!

I did a reader survey last year and it was so helpful that I'm doing it again! I've put together a short (9-question) survey on SurveyMonkey. It's mainly multiple-choice, and its purpose is to learn more about my readers and people who interact with me on my author social media. I'll take the responses and use …

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New year, same goals…

At least I'm getting in with the new year's goals post quicker than I did last year! I won't get into whether it's a new decade or not because people will start squabbling, so let's move along. Here's a recap of last year's goals: Work smarter, not harder  Try some new things  Get fitter  2019 …

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Prepare to launch! Maisie Frobisher is All At Sea…

Here comes Maisie! And typically, the paperback arrived fashionably late to dinner yesterday evening... All At Sea is the first in a new series, the Maisie Frobisher Mysteries, which I'd describe as adventure mystery. Maisie Frobisher popped up originally in the Caster & Fleet books, but you don't have to have read those first. Early reviews …

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Kindlemas starts today – check out my Christmas offers!

Christmas is a time for giving, and all that... Well, I have some presents for you, starting today, and everyone's on the nice list! For anyone who's using a screen reader, here are the offers (all in ebook). Click on the global links at the end to view each book on Amazon. * A Christmas …

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Announcing a new series: the Maisie Frobisher Mysteries!

Well, I did say I'd do another update on Maisie before the end of the year, and here it is! And behold, it's a series, the Maisie Frobisher Mysteries! Take a look at the covers... Regular readers may have noted that I've been mentioning a spinoff to the Caster & Fleet series for a little …

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Hold the rosemary: announcing A Christmas Carrot!

It's taken a while to come to fruition, but here is my first children's book, A Christmas Carrot! A Christmas Carrot is a humorous story very much inspired by - you've guessed it - A Christmas Carol, and retold for 4-8 year olds in picture-book form. I did the words, and Zoe Harmon has provided the …

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Words complete! NaNoWriMo continued…

And then we came to the end... Of the book, that is, not NaNoWriMo. As with book 1 in this series, the end rushed up at me. I'd left my protagonist Maisie Frobisher in rather a sticky situation the day before, and I knew I needed some careful plotting to get her out of it …

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