Enchanted dragonflies - blog post image

Enchanted dragonflies

I am not a superstitious person but magical thinking can be good starting point when writing stories. In my novel The Witches Punchbowl  

Be on the Look Out For ... - blog post image

Be on the Look Out For ...

Queen wasps out of hibernation. They were fertilised last autumn and are looking for suitable places to build their large, papery nests.  

Look For ... - blog post image

Look For ...

STINGS AND PRICKLES will become more of a hazard as thistles and nettles proliferate in the verges and through the grass.  

Witches ... - blog post image

Witches ...

I have been researching witches for my children’s book, The Witches’ Punchbowl, which should come out later this year.  

The Storm Keepers Island - blog post image

The Storm Keepers Island

When Fionn Boyle sets foot on Arranmore Island, it begins to stir beneath his feet ... 

 

Teachers - have you discovered @BookPenPals? A new initiative pairing authors & illustrators with schools to make reading recommendations via postcards. They're pretty oversubscribed, but if you're interested it might be worth getting your name on the waiting list. They have some fabulous authors on board.