So, as my current middle-grade fantasy novel, Dragonspire moves into it’s third draft, I now have a little friend to cheer me along. Meet, Kthar… This little fellow is the product of my imagination and the amazing sculpting skills of Felicity Lloyd-Coombes (http://www.lloydcoombesceramics.co.uk/lloyd-coombes-ceramics/) whom I was lucky enough to stumble upon when I accompanied my wife … More Dragonspire – Meet Kthar!
2018 is going to be mad-busy! This is what I will be up to… hopefully. … More 2018!
Alas, The Mad Moon Mission faced some tough competition from many other excellent self-published books in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards and didn’t win a coveted Gold, Silver or Bronze Award. Nevertheless, being a finalist means that the story achieved a score of 30 or more out of 40 which is amazing. Although getting an award … More Close, oh so close!
I am really chuffed to be able to say that The Mad Moon Mission has been nominated as a finalist in the children’s 9-12 year old category in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2016. Finalists were announced last week. I entered The Crazy Christmas Caper in the same competition back in 2013. I was … More The Mad Moon Mission is an award finalist!
So, what’s Skinny Finny up to this time? Is he studying something or is he beginning work on another of his ingenious inventions? Curt Walstead has done some amazing drawings for the new book and I’m absolutely delighted with them. I’ll share some more very soon! Find out more about Curt himself here –Meet Curt Walstead!
My next book, The Mad Moon Mission will officially be published (by Matador) on 28th January 2017. Do you like the cover artwork? Who are those sneaky looking characters lurking in the background? Life has changed for the Finny twins as they move into their swanky new apartment in The Shard in central London. But everything … More What’s next for Skinny Finny and Super Spy Wobblebottom?