Chess nuts

After months of writing and weeks of wondering whether you’ve written a dog or a winner (or something in between that is going to cause you a lot of work and grief), it is unbelievably delightful to get an email from your publisher and editor with the words, ‘We love...

Audiences and applause

I was very pleased to have The Push reviewed by Ian Nichols in this weekend’s West Weekend Magazine.  There’s nothing like a review in your hometown, I have to say.  The review started, ‘a premier exploration of the vague boundary between young adult and adult...