Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Goodies from Templar :)

So I got an awesome goody-bag from the lovely people at Templar the other day including some of their current titles.  I'll admit that I stood like a geek for a good few minutes stroking the nice unbroken spine and sniffing at the pages to get that "new book" smell.  Awesome.

Then I started to read...

I kicked off with "Swim the Fly" by Don Calame just because it had the brightest cover.  I figured I had maybe a half an hour's free time before I had to go walk the Jazz-monster and get on with boring worky stuff, so I could at least chow down on the first few chapters.  Four hours later, I was still there, work was undone and poor Jazz was crossing her legs!  I honestly couldn't put it down!  It was so funny and - in a very weird way - really informative.  So that's how teenage boys think.  Huh.  

Anyway, I'm moving on to VIII by H. M. Castor which I am very intrigued by because I love historical fiction and I know absolutely nothing about Henry VIII except he did away with all his wives!!!

Who wants to work when there are books to read?!? ;)

Claire xxx

Thursday, 12 April 2012

Read all about it!

My book deal with Templar was announced in the trade magazine The Bookseller.  Look... it’s me!

Claire   xxx

Testing, testing, one, two, three...

Well hello!

This is my first ever blog, I'm quite excited.  

If you're reading this, you probably know who I am, but if you just happened to randomly swing by and stayed long enough to read this far... then this next bit is for you!

I'm a YA writer and I've just signed a contract with Templar Publishing, which, when I think about it, makes me start skipping round the room :)  My first book, Ferryman, is due out in spring next year so I am on the precipice of a whirlwind and very excited about it.  

This blog is where I'll post about my books, news and exciting things that happen, and anything else random that happens to come along.  

Please come back and visit soon!

Claire   xxx