Category Archives: True Dark

True Dark — Alternative Scene

Continuing the run up to the release of True Power, here’s an alternative scene to the encounter between Megan and Gwyneth in True Dark, this time on the River Speed… Advertisements

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True Power — Coming October 1, 2015

True Power will be released on October 1, 2016 here in the UK. To celebrate, I’m going to be posting stories and deleted scenes. To start you off, here’s a prelude to True Dark set just before the book starts.

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True Dark — Coming April 2nd 2015

Will Megan reclaim her child? Will Eleanor reclaim her birthright? Will Damon reclaim his spine? All will be revealed this April… Pre-order in the UK from: Quercus, Amazon and Waterstone’s.

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True News Round-up

True Fire has been nominated for the Branford Boase Award for “the most promising book for seven year-olds and upwards by a first time novelist in the UK during 2014”. Announcements in The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph and The Bookseller. … Continue reading

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My Writing Process: Blog Hop Edition

I have been encouraged/bullied [delete as appropriate] into blogging about my writing process by the lovely/evil [see previous instruction] Louise O’Neill, whose debut novel Only Ever Yours I’m greatly looking forward to [no disambiguation necessary]. 1. What am I working on? … Continue reading

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The Five Stages of Editorial Grief

The first time your editor gets hold of your book can be traumatic: My editor can’t possible want me to change anything. My editor doesn’t know what the hell she’s talking about. I’ll change this chapter if you let me … Continue reading

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Book Update

The manuscript for True Fire has been locked down and will go to press in the next few weeks. The UK publication date has been brought forward a week to the 1st of May because we couldn’t bear you to … Continue reading

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