My new novel, The Mystery of Acorn Academy, published by Authors Reach, is now available for pre-order from Amazon. Amazon UK Amazon US A young adult adventure set in Cornwall, this is my second novel, and the first in my planned series of Cornish Mystery Adventures. My aim was to write a gripping adventure story,… Read More The Mystery of Acorn Academy!
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!
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!
Belinda here, with a little introduction to my (not so new) new writing project. Happy New Year, everyone. Thirty years ago (!), when I was a new teacher, a colleague tried to explain ‘bases’ to me – the mathematical idea that we naturally count in tens because we have ten digits, and if our normal… Read More A Handful of Eggs
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