Five weeks to go, and why I love nature reserves

When I was little, my parents took me and my sister for a day out to a place called Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve.  It was quite a long drive from our South East London home, and I didn’t know what to expect.  My initial reaction was terror, because the visitor centre wasn’t open but Mum andContinue reading “Five weeks to go, and why I love nature reserves”

Birds of a Feather is published today

This is it: the fourth and final part of The House of Birds and Butterflies is out today.  It’s called Birds of a Feather, and it’s the conclusion of Abby’s story at the Meadowsweet nature reserve in Suffolk.  Here’s the blurb: Summer is in full swing on the Meadowsweet Nature Reserve and Abby is wonderingContinue reading “Birds of a Feather is published today”

The end of a book

This week, I finished my page proofs for The House of Birds and Butterflies.  This is the very final stage of editing, when I get sent a chunky paper manuscript with the whole book laid out exactly as it’s going to be in the paperback, and I have to read through it a final time.Continue reading “The end of a book”

Twilight Song is here

Today is publication day for the third part of The House of Birds and Butterflies.  (I’m a little bit disappointed that Avengers: Infinity War chose today to come out too, somewhat stealing my thunder . . .)  Anyway, part three is called Twilight Song and has the most beautiful purple, twilightish cover.  If you’ve enjoyedContinue reading “Twilight Song is here”

What I’ve been up to

It’s been such a long time since I wrote a post, even failing to announce the publication of part two of The House of Birds and Butterflies – The Lovebirds.  It came out a couple of weeks ago, and it’s had a fab reception so far with eight, five-star reviews on Amazon. It’s publication weekContinue reading “What I’ve been up to”