Is social media helpful or just a distraction?

I have been invited to appear on Fiction Uncovered FM – a pop-up radio station set up in Foyles, Tottenham Court Road – to discuss my views about social media and whether or not it helps authors. I’ll be talking alongside Emily Benet, of Shop Girl Diaries fame – http://emilybenet.blogspot.co.uk/ If you’d like to hear […]

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 […]