Coming from a Cornish mining family, not to mention being born at the site of a former tin mine, I’ve always had a fascination for rocks, minerals, and all things crystalline. With this background, it’s hardly surprising that my novel The Time Crystals features a mine shaft – albeit one harbouring dangerous secrets. Re-released this week with Authors… Read More Life, Art and Time Crystals
Although I never stopped believing it would happen one day, there have been times when I wondered if I was deluding myself. Today, however, the 21st February 2020, the proof is here for all to see. My debut novel, The Time Crystals, has actually made it into print, and now officially exists out there in… Read More The Time Crystals – Published Today!
After all kinds of twists and turns, setbacks and unavoidable delays, I’m thrilled to say that my debut novel, The Time Crystals, is due for publication in just over a week’s time, on 21st February, 2020. My time travel adventure for children and young adults is being published by Books to Treasure, a wonderful independent,… Read More Publication Date for The Time Crystals!
Where does weakness end and evil begin? I’m delighted to announce the release of the sixth edition in the Seven Deadly Sins series of anthologies for young adults. This volume is all about the nasty sin of Avarice, and my story is Easily Led. Facing a bleak future, three school-leavers embark on a crazy plan.… Read More Release Day for Seven Deadly Sins: Avarice!
I’ve heard it said that life imitates art, and I’ve always thought there was something quite mysterious about the process of inventing stories—but even I was amazed recently when two friends sent me links to articles about a fascinating new discovery in science: Time Crystals! Those of you familiar with my writing will understand my… Read More Time Crystals are real!
After years of planning and preparing, after sleepless nights and hours spent wondering What if?, it’s all change for me and my husband, M. At long last, we are selling up and moving to our plot of family land, which is located in a former tin-mining village. Those of you familiar with my young adult… Read More All Change!
I had some welcome news recently: I’ve had a story accepted for the next edition of Seven Deadly Sins—A YA Anthology, a book series for young adults which puts a modern twist on age-old themes. Yay! This new book will be the fourth, and so far I’ve had a story published in each one. Since… Read More Seven Deadly Sins – Gluttony’s next!
As some of you might know, the journey of my novel The Time Crystals towards publication has been something of a novel in itself—a story of twists and reversals, defeats and triumphs, despair and elation. I’d been writing on and off my whole life, often combined with other things. In 2011, conscious that my obsession… Read More “The Time Crystals” has a New Publisher