New Release: ONE WAY (Papercuts 2)

The Trick released last January for the first series of Papercuts and I’m delighted to have had the chance to work with Badger Learning again on this second Papercuts series with One Way. One Way is about a cursed fairground, complete with 4 wonderful illustrations by James Lawrence. The book is one of six in…

Creative Writing: A Journal with Art to Kickstart Your Writing by Eva Glettner

My thoughts on Creative Writing: A Journal with Art to Kickstart Your Writing by Eva Glettner This is a unique and wonderfully inventive creative writing journal, published this month with Chronicle Books. The pages are bursting with colour, inspiration, and writing prompts. It presents an idea, then lets the writer do the rest. It’s fun and it…

Team Rogue YA: How I Write

I’m on the Sky Pony Team Rogue YA blog with a post about advice, writing methods, and how I approach a new story: How I Write by Kate Ormand

How I Got My Agent

I wrote 2 YA novels before writing DARK DAYS. I started querying with my second novel, a YA fantasy, but the book didn’t get far. I got lots of rejections and 2 partial requests, which didn’t amount to anything. While this book was out on submission, I started to write DARK DAYS. This was something…