28 Mar2021March 28, 2021
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Prizes, red tunics and school visits

Prizes, red tunics and school visits

Well. Two years, more or less, since my last blog post. Not good and I apologise. I could you tell what has been claiming my attention all that time, but who wants to read that? Let’s get on to more interesting things. I won a literary prize!   Here’s a picture of it. A rather...

02 Aug2019February 19, 2021
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I’m Still Alive!

I’m Still Alive!

You may have wondered, given the fact that I haven’t added to this blog since I don’t know when, whether I’d popped my clogs. I haven’t! At least, I’m pretty sure that I haven’t. I’ve been really busy and have neglected this blog completely. I’m ashamed. Again. So, what have I been up to? Working...

07 Apr2018February 19, 2021
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I’ve got my very own blog tour. Eek!

I’ve got my very own blog tour. Eek!

  I’m the WORST at keeping this blog updated and I apologise for that. In my defence I’ve been humungously busy. More about that soon. Anyway, here are the dates for my blog tour. It coincides with the UK release of GANGSTER SCHOOL. #Gangsterschool.

07 Jan2018February 19, 2021
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I’m a proper author!

I’m feeling very professional and writerly. Here’s a proper interview I did for the SCBWI British Isles magazine 🙂 http://www.wordsandpics.org/2018/01/justins-debut-dance-ball-kate-wiseman.html?m=1

15 Dec2017February 19, 2021
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A School is Born

  Someone asked me recently how the idea for Blaggard’s School for Tomorrow’s Tyrants came to me. I hope the question wasn’t a complaint, as in ‘why did you bother writing that?’ On the off chance that it was genuine interest, rather than regretful reproach that prompted the query, here’s how it came about. The...

31 Jan2017February 1, 2017
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BLAGGARD’S – Questions I’ve been asked

BLAGGARD’S – Questions I’ve been asked

I’ve been asked lots of questions about Blaggard’s School for Tomorrow’s Tyrants. Here are some of them. I hope you will email me if you think of any more. Where is Blaggard’s? It’s behind a high brick wall on a large piece of land on the outskirts of the sleepy town of Borage Bagpuize, somewhere...

31 Jan2017March 4, 2020
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Welcome! (and thanks)

Welcome! (and thanks)

WELCOME! (and thanks) I’m beyond excited that my new website is up and running. I really hope that you like it as much as I do. Now I’m suffering from blogger’s anxiety – I’ve got an empty page to fill and I’m feeling under pressure to come up with something interesting to fill it with....