Monthly Archives: May 2014

Kickstarting Jump!

My mum often rolls her eyes at me for spending so much time on Twitter, and most of the time, I can see her point. As anyone who follows me knows, I spend a lot of time ranting, and a … Continue reading

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Bodies and Choice

This morning I was reminded of a question that I’ve seen asked many times before during my adventures in online feminism. It’s usually trotted out by MRA groups, but this time, I saw it asked by The Telegraph, in one … Continue reading

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Call for beta readers

Instead of my usual rant or ramble, this blog post is a request. Makes for a nice change of pace, I suppose… In October last year, I published Spider Circus, the first novel in a YA world-hopping fantasy series. While … Continue reading

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Beyond Bella

As a ditzy YA writer and researcher, I spend a lot of time thinking about children’s literature, and a lot of time feeling slightly baffled. Today, these two states of mind melded together when I read this article in The … Continue reading

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Beyond Words

This wasn’t the blog I was planning to write today. The blog I was turning over in my head was a rather rambly, navel-gazing essay on the Divergent series, mental illness, and ways to try and be a good person … Continue reading

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