Having realised I’ve not done a blog since March, I thought it was about time for a quick update! So, what’s been happening since then?

The short and slightly dull answer is that I have mainly been sat in front of my laptop, typing in WORDS. Many, many words. (The lack of blogs is because by the time I’ve abandoned the day’s attempt to make … Read more

2016: Plans & Such

A very Happy New Year to you all! Yes, 2016 is upon us in all its futuristic-y sounding splendor. Though still without hoverboards, we are now venturing into the unknown beyond that foretold by Back to the Future. Good luck everyone.

Like most years for most people, 2015 was a year of ups and downs for me, but probably the biggest highlight (obviously alongside … Read more

What is YA?

I’m going to be honest and admit something here; sometimes I’m not one hundred percent sure what YA (or young adult) as a category of book actually is. I know that may sound strange coming from someone who’s both a huge fan of reading it and also attempting to be a YA author, but I don’t think the labelling is always that clear cut. … Read more

Things You Don’t Think About When You Decide to Self-Publish

The last couple of months have been pretty hectic. Since choosing in April to self-publish my new book Echoes, it’s been kind of a whirlwind of working out how to actually enact the technicalities of doing just that.

The decision to self-publish can feel like quite a liberating one at the time. “I’m finally going to get my work out there!” “One quick and … Read more

New England

I recently got back from a trip to New England. It was only my second time in the States (I wrote about the first here) and I have to say I did kinda love it! The scenery was amazing (they really don’t exaggerate that thing about New England being beautiful in the Fall), the food was great, I LOVE American Netflix (obviously the most … Read more