Writing wrongs #8: to affect or effect? That is the question

It’s late. You’ve been at work for hours, and that M&S pizza and large glass of red are calling you home. But you have to send one last email to your boss/a client/the love interest you’re trying to impress with your grasp of grammar before you leg it out the door. You’re typing away like … Continue Reading

Poland calling!

Yay! Exciting news! I’m pleased to announce that I have been selected for a literature residency programme in Krakow, Poland. I will be spending October 2017 living and working in this amazing city and attending the Joseph Conrad International Literature Festival. The programme is for young (yeah, still got it!) and emerging writers from other … Continue Reading

A day at the fair

If you work in the world of books then spring means one thing: LBF. The book fair is one of the essential pit stops on the international publishing circuit. It’s where deals are done, rights are sold, and everyone can have a good ol’ nosy at what the competition is up to.

As an author and editor, … Continue Reading

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