I consider it a mark against my character that I never liked Nancy Drew. She was just so nice. Her manners were unbelievably good. I never met anyone so… pleasant.
When I told my mother I was going to be a writer, she cried. I was the first person in my family to go to university and she thought I was wasting my education. She wanted me to be a banker.
I’m often asked how writers create characters. I completely understand why people want to know – after all, we start with nothing and, if everything goes well, end up with … Continue reading
So, here’s the thing: Ruth Warburton and I were MEANT to be together. Our first ever novels – Night School from … Continue reading
There has been some debate recently about children’s literature in general – and young adult books in particular – as to whether it’s all become a little too girl-centric. … Continue reading
Writing romance, like tightrope walking, is much harder than it looks. Those who do it well make it look so easy it can be tempting to just leap up onto … Continue reading