Award-Winning Children's Writer,
Ex-Zombie and
Part-Time 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.

For Writers

I’ve written far more blogs and articles for writers than I can count! You can find most of them at my writing blog: Who Ate My Brain? or at Notes from the Slushpile.

As Blog Network Editor of the SCBWI Words & Pictures magazine, I write a weekly round-up of the best writing blogs, which is handy if you don’t have much time: Ten-Minute Blog Break

Generally, I would recommend that all children’s writers join the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) – it’s the most supportive organisation I’ve ever been in and offers great opportunities to get published. You can find more information at the SCBWI Website.

Although I can’t remember all of the articles I’ve written, here are some of the most popular plus a few of my particular favourites: