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The Slice Girls World Tour!


Well, Stirling, New Orleans and Reykjavik is a world tour of sorts, right? I am now an official, rubber chicken-whippin’ member of The Slice Girls. We sing songs of sex,

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The Stone House


After the hushest of hush-hush run ups to publication, I am chuffed to annouce that The Stone House, my new tie-in novel for Class, the Doctor Who spin-off, will be published

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The Stone House is in the shops!


The Stone House, my YA tie-in novel for Doctor Who spin-off, Class, has been published by BBC Books! I was completely delighted to be asked and get access to the

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Companions of the Week 1


I’m not saying I’m fickle but I change my desk friends every week. I usually have at least one figure, a book for inbetween times and a perfume to fit my writing/mood/menses.

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Welcome to my Booky Spooky Dorky Blog!


Welcome to my BookySpookyDorkyBlog! This is where I will think aloud about all things wondrously dark, geeky and bookish.

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The Night Manager


My Fridays are usually spent chasing words, confronting admin and wondering why it isn’t wine time yet, but last week I was the lucky plus one of blogger royale Crime Thriller Girl for

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Writing for Torchwood


In early summer last year, I received an email asking me to write a Big Finish Torchwood audio drama. After spiralling around the flat whooping, I gave this response: ‘YES, YES, YES,

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Thank you, David Bowie


I’m listening to 6 Music today. It is playing David Bowie songs all day long and reading out tributes from people touched by his life and music. So many glorious

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Dame Margaret Rutherford and the Sandtrooper


This week has been strong with the Force. My Lego Star Wars calendar is coming on a treat (lil Lego Sarlacc!) . . .

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