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CILIP Carnegie Nomination

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  I’m so delighted to see that Tender has been nominated for the CILIP Carnegie award for 2019. It’s always so lovely to be nominated for this award as it comes directly from librarians. As a child, I practically lived in my school and public library – finding solace amongst the books and silence. I […]

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The story behind Crush

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Writing about an abusive teen relationship was not an easy thing to do, in fact it was one of the hardest things I’ve written so far. Almost immediately I grew to love Anna. She was a character that developed quickly within me. She is an honest, hardworking, faithful girl. She strives for more and she […]