Not enough that I blog here.  I only have to go and guest-blog elsewhere.  This is on the estimable Liz de Jager’s My Favourite Books site, and basically details how I started writing for Barrington Stoke and reveals a little of the actual process of writing for reluctant readers.

Liz sent me some chocolates in return for penning this piece, and I have to say that they’re so tasty, I’m wondering if I shouldn’t have a chocolate clause written into all my book contracts in future.  In addition to, not in lieu of, currency payment, of course.

Speaking of which, I’m just about to sign a two-book deal with Solaris, which I’m naturally delighted about.  Working titles for the two books are Redlaw and Dust, and I can’t wait to get cracking on them both.  There’s still The Age Of Odin to finish first, mind.

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