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Non-fiction faves

One of the best pieces of writing advice I’ve ever seen was to read as much as you can, in as many different genres as you can find. It teaches you more about style, structuring, and characterisation than you can … Continue reading

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Thought Bubble 2017

Last weekend, Team Footloose went to one of our favourite comic cons, Thought Bubble. We’ve been there a few times before, but this year was different – for one thing, the entire con had moved. Instead of being at the … Continue reading

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My Favourite Zombies

I never used to be interested in zombies. When it came to Gothic horror, I’ve always been a werewolf girl first, with vampires coming a pale second. Zombies, though? They shuffled around (or sometimes ran), and they had no strategy, … Continue reading

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Why writers should play D&D

I suppose it was always going to happen. I love making up stories and characters, I love fantasy, and my ideal night has always been less ‘go out and dance till dawn’ and more ‘stay in with friends and a … Continue reading

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In Troubled Times

It’s been another while since I’ve blogged – partly because I’ve been moving house and that takes All The Time, and partly because the world is nothing but emotionally draining at the moment. The horrific events in Charlottesville and Barcelona … Continue reading

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My Fave Female Villains

Sorry for the radio silence throughout July – a combination of work and moving house (more on that later) has kicked my arse, and I’ve spent most of the past month too exhausted to focus on anything beyond “carry box … Continue reading

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Survive and Thrive: The #YASurvivalGuide event

On Tuesday, I braved sunshine, sweat and the Oxford Tube to head down to Waterstones in Kensington for an event I’d been looking forward to for ages – A Young Adult’s Survival Guide, with the four fantastic authors Non Pratt, … Continue reading

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