Award-Winning Children's Writer,
Illustrator and
Reluctant Superhero


This is my "official" website where you can read all sorts of random stuff about me and I can pretend to be grown-up for a change.

I'm represented by Heather Cashman at Storm Literary.

SCBWI Crystal Kite 2019 Video

For the third year running, I was asked to contribute to the video presentation celebrating the nominees for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Crystal Kite Award for UK and Ireland. But this year, I maybe had a little too much fun with it!

Check out the video below and see what you think.

Shopping for Comparisons - An Author and Agent Discuss Comp Titles

Should you write a blog post with your agent?

If your agent is Heather Cashman, then the answer is definitely yes!

Check out our entertaining and informative chat about choosing comp titles for your book submission.

Are You Burning Out?

Photo by pcorreia

Burnout has been a hot topic this year, with writers and illustrators particularly susceptible to its effects. Read my blog post at Notes from the Slushpile to find out how you can keep burnout at bay.