There’s a Dragon in my Popcorn! Now Available

May the fourth be with you etc. There’s a Dragon in my Popcorn! is out now! This was a lot of fun to write because I got to fill it with film references. I love film references. So much so that the book has been released on May the 4th, the most film referency of all the dates including: 4th …

New Website

Hurrah! My new website is live. I’m still tweaking things, but I’m much happier with it now. I’ve updated the books section, and there’s a mailing list you can sign yourself up for if you like. If that’s the sort of thing that you like to do.

There’s a Dragon in my Toilet! Cover Reveal

The cover for There’s a Dragon in my Toilet! was revealed this week over on the Middle Grade Strikes Back blog. Here it is: It’s probably my favourite cover so far. Sarah Horne and Lizzie at Stripes have done another fantastic job. What do you think?

There’s a Dragon in my Backpack Out Now

There’s a Dragon in my Backpack! (written by me, illustrated by Sarah Horne) is out in shops now. Look here it is in Foyles in that London: And look at that little run of Stripes books. It’s like when those little Transformers used to combine to form a big Transformer. Remember that? Remember before Michael Bay ruined it all? Oh, and there’s …

Quick Update

It’s 4 weeks until There’s a Dragon in my Backpack! hits the shelves. So pleased to get my hands on a copy. Even though I already knew what happened. Here’s a picture of it next to There’s a Dragon in my Dinner! because why not? Book 3 – There’s a Dragon in my Toilet! is done and dusted now, due …

Here be Dragons

Well… this has been a year.  I’ve spent most of the last few months writing three books in the There’s a Dragon in my… series. It’s been a lot of hard work.  My day job can be quite mentally exhausting at times and it wasn’t always easy to come home and then start writing about Mini-Dragons. But it’s also been …

This Year

Yes, that’s it.  Write a post called Doing Writing then fail to write a blog post for six months.  Of course. To be fair, I have spent a decent amount of the last six months doing actual writing, as in working on edits for my children’s book.  I had hoped to end the year with a book deal in place, all …

Doing Writing

The past few months have been quite exciting.  First of all, after years of delays, I was finally able to get fibre broadband!  Hurrah!  I went from 3.5mb up to 38mb!  Sweet.  Oh, and I also signed with an agent. I have been, in some manner or another, “doing writing” for fourteen years, which is how long it has been since …