Category Archives: Transferral

Transferral optioned! French rights sold! Signed with an agent!

So, it’s been an exciting few weeks, and a number of things have fallen into place that I can now talk about. Firstly, Transferral got optioned! And by Temple Street Productions, no less – makers of the wonderful Orphan Black … Continue reading

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MYRCA 2017 Nomination

I found out on Monday that Transferral has been nominated for a Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award. And I’m still so happy about it, for three reasons. Firstly – award nomination! Eeee! They like my book! Of course that is … Continue reading

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World-building and Illusionoid

I was invited to be a part of a roundtable on world-building, along with some excellent Canadian SFF authors, by the 49th Shelf.  Charlotte Ashley had some great questions, and I found everyone else’s answers fascinating and insightful.  It was … Continue reading

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Updates, Tales from the Black and Blog Tour

It’s been a month since I updated my blog. In my defense, it’s a busy time. Two small children, a full-time job and a first novel coming out do not leave a lot of time for anything else. Plus I … Continue reading

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Transferral Book Launch!

I’m so excited to announce my official book launch. This is all really happening!

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Disease and Punishment – The Intertwined Histories of The Old Bailey and St. Bartholomew’s Hospital

In Transferral, I’ve used the real locations of The Old Bailey  and St. Bartholomew’s Hospital because, historically and geographically, they embody the connection between sickness and crime that is central to the book.

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Four Facts about the Barbican Estate

There’s no place quite like the Barbican. A brutalist conglomeration of terraces and tower blocks in Central London, it was built in the 1960s and 70s on a World War II bomb site. It’s an astonishing place. A labyrinth of … Continue reading

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Transferral – my debut novel

So, the big news is that my debut young adult novel, Transferral, will be coming out with DCB (Dancing Cat Books) this autumn. I am hugely excited/terrified about this. Links for pre-order on the right. London, England, present day. This … Continue reading

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