Articles & Essays

What is the purpose of YA fiction? What should and shouldn’t it do – and how? for Luna at Luna’s Little Library

The ethics of writing about sensitive issues in YA books: BookTrust

Too mature for YA: Book Addicted Girl

On Human Rights in Code Name Verity: Oh! The Books with Kelley

Tips for writing YA/Things we need more of in YA: YA Yeah Yeah

Interview with Steph from Mountains of Instead

Perspective At the Intersection of Reader and Author – discussion with Kelley at Another Novel Read

Podcast interview at Bath Children’s LitFest with Lucy from UKYA

Podcast (audio + transcript) interview during Edinburgh Book Festival with Enquire

The importance of daydreaming as a writer: UKYA/Queen of Contemporary

Quickfire interview with Luna at Luna’s Little Library

First draft to final draft – the original first page of The Bone Dragon: Bookish Treasures

Why Barbara Kingsolver inspires me as a writer: Fluttering Butterflies

Q&A for INIS Magazine

YA from my youth: Serendipity Reviews

Photography and fiction: Sister Spooky

Should characters always be consistent: Book Babblers

I don’t want your opinion yet! When to ask for feedback: Bloggers Heart Books

13 Random Facts (Celebrating Debutants 2013 series): The Escapist 

Q&A: Advice to Writers

Debut Author Challenge 2013: Speculating on SpecFic

Interview with Jo Stapley: Once Upon a Bookcase

Debut Spotlight: Shaz’s Book Blog

Interview with Daniella Bellafonte

Interview with Liz Bellchambers at Uxbridge College