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Good news! If you’re looking to fill your kindle or e-reader with books this Christmas, I have a treat for you. A House Divided and Divide and Rule are just 0.99 each in ebook for the next few days. Over half the people who’ve read any of my books have read A House Divided, but […]
When you write dystopian fiction, starting on a new project can be unnerving.
Winning a writing competition meant it was my job to judge the entries next time round – how did I get on?
Brexit. Love it or hate it, if you’re in the UK like me, you just can’t avoid it. I’ve managed to avoid writing about it in this blog (and in my books, more of which shortly) so far, but today I’m getting that one post out of my system and will forever be silent (it’s […]
My promotion for A House Divided helped me achieve my best ever month of sales and find lots of new readers. Thank you if you bought it or recommended it to your friends!
A House Divided is having a promotional push for the next few days. It’s available on Amazon UK and US for just 99p or 99 cents. Jennifer Sinclair is many things: loyal government minister, loving wife and devoted mother. But when a terror attack threatens her family, her world is turned upside down. When the […]
What makes a great story? Here are the 4 things I think every satisfying story needs.
Why is Yusuf Hussain the way he is? What makes him angry? And despite their differences, can he and Jennifer pull together to save their family?
I’ve written before about my uncanny (and unwanted) habit of writing plot lines that have a tendency to come true. From the ban on travel from Muslim countries in A House Divided (attempted by Trump long after I first wrote it), to the murder of a politician called Jo in a book I simply didn’t have the stomach […]