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Bristol teen book award
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Bristol Teen Book Award 2018

Notes on My Family has been shortlisted for the Bristol Teen Book Award and I’m so thrilled. It’s hugely important and significant for me to have been shortlisted for an award that celebrates diversity in teen fiction. Lou is an outsider who isn’t fitting in well at school. She sees the world differently to others. Neurodiversity is something I believe all…

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School visit
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World Book Day 2018

World book day this year landed on a snowy Thursday. Many schools were closed but not Coombe Boy’s school in New Malden where I had the pleasure of teaching two creative writing workshops to year seven and eight pupils. We talked about how to begin a story and how to chose between first and third person. We discussed some of…

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Book launch
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Photographs from the book launch of Notes on My Family

The book launch for Notes on My Family took place on the Thursday 23rd November at West End Lane Bookshop in West Hampstead. It was a cold and windy evening but we had a great time (and a little red wine) as we celebrated the book’s release. Here are a few photographs from the evening!       

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