coming up with a title

* My new book, ‘Wildlife’, will be out next year. It is the second in an extremely loosely linked trilogy. Lou, from ‘Six Impossible Things’ is one of two point-of-view characters in ‘Wildlife’, and the other, the protagonist, is a new character, Sibylla. During its gestation ‘Wildlife’ has had a few working titles, and here’s…

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launch

Woah, I keep forgetting that a blog needs feeding – there’s no blog fairy in there putting up posts every now and then, no, it’s me… So last thursday Six Impossible Things was launched. We forgot to take photos, so just as well there were some people there with iPhones and cameras. Otherwise how would…

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actual book in actual shop

Everyone is very welcome to come along to the launch of Six Impossible Things. It’s happening tomorrow – thursday – at Readings, Hawthorn at 6pm. You probably won’t be quite as shocked as I was to see this – but somehow there’s this book in the physical world, something that existed only in my head,…

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first things

‘Six Impossible Things’ is the title of my YA book which comes out in August, and it’s from this exchange between Alice and the White Queen in Lewis Carroll’s ‘Through the Looking Glass’: ‘I’m seven and a half exactly.’ ‘You needn’t say “exactually”,’ the Queen remarked: ‘I can believe it without that. Now I’ll give…

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