For the past two years I’ve been Patron of Reading at The Abbey School in Reading (the place, not the activity. I know …) It’s a brilliant scheme, bringing authors and schools together – and if you don’t have a Patron of Reading at your school yet, ask for one!
Every month, you’ll find me on Girls Heart Books, talking about writing. Yesterday, I wrote about the making of a book, from first idea to finished copy. You can read all about it here. Love Song has arrived at last – 20 author copies in a box from my publishers,
The blog tour is announced! And I have the most beautiful banner for it! (Thanks, Chicken House.) Come and find out more about boys, bands and books on some of my favourite bloggy places in April …
In honour of International Women’s Day today, I was thrilled to be asked by The Bookseller to write about strong female role models in YA fiction. So I did. And I added some non-fiction too. Which they were fine with. (And fiction included manga, so yay.) Guess which of these