Motherhood and creativity

Recently I was reminded of the photographer Sally Mann and how much her work influenced my first novel, SHADOWING THE SUN. Mann is most famous for her photographs of her three children shot in the surrounds of their southern American home, hanging out or in role play, getting into scraps, doing what kids do best. […]

Hackney’s goes literary

The latest programme for the Stoke Newington Literary Festival was released today http://www.stokenewingtonliteraryfestival.com/the-programme/ and it looks like a mighty fine line-up this year. Among big names like Irvine Welsh, Elif Shafak, Caitlin Moran, Suzanne Moore, Robert Ince and John Hegley, there’s the likes of my mum, Jane Dunn, and me! We’re doing an event on […]

Blog Hop: The Next Big Thing

Emily Benet, http://emilybenet.blogspot.co.uk, author of Shop Girl Diaries and more recently Watpad hit Spray Painted Bananas invited me on a Blog Hop for the ‘Next Big Thing’ in which writers answer ten questions about their work in progress and tag two other writers to do the same. As I have really-nearly-almost finished my novel (you can […]