When Your Characters Surprise You

They’re sneaky things, characters, aren’t they? You think you know them, that you know where they’re taking the story, and then BOOM!

A hidden past! A terrible secret! A link to another character you never saw coming!

As a writer who’s a mix of plotter and pantster, I love it [...]

My Next Big Thing

There’s a blog chain going around at the moment where writers discuss their ‘next big thing’ – the book they’re currently working on or is set to come out next. I was honoured to be tagged for this by Philip Reeve in his NBT post, who is one of my favourite authors, and just such [...]