Award-Winning Writer,
Artist 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.

What Next? Life After The Hook

Photo by Clare Helen Welsh

I recently took part in The Hook at the SCBWI British Isles conference, a crazy X Factor/Dragon’s Den style competition for children’s writers and illustrators. I and five other lunatics got up onstage in front of four agents and 200 of our peers, and spent five minutes each pitching our books.

How did I do? Visit Notes from the Slushpile to find out...


different paths

college campus lawn

wires in front of sky

aerial perspective


clouds over the highway

The Poultney Inn

apartment for rent