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My Stylist feature – making your own sloe gin

More people need to know how to make their own sloe gin. Especially if they like gin. Even if you don’t, and you think gin tastes like wilted violets and bleach, thank you for bearing with me as I celebrate my first-ever byline at Stylist Magazine! Read the article

A5 flyers I designed for Youth Employment UK

I believe in helping an SME in any way I can when I’m taken on as a freelance editor. While my technical skills lie more in web design, I had a great time designing these print-friendly flyers for Youth Employment UK. I precised the original copy to fit over 1,000 words of valuable insights onto…

Reading in Phytology – One of London’s Secrets

Reading outdoors is a very different beast to reading inside! I had the pleasure of reading my short story Oh Come Ye to Midsummer’s Boulevard at the Let’s Get Lost event in one of the loveliest woods in all of London. It’s maintained by Phytology, an artists’ community and nature reserve in one. You never…

Into the Woods Anthology Video

I’m so glad my short story about mothers and daughters has been published in the Into the Woods anthology from Hic Dragones Press (available here). If you’ve ever been a teenager, you’ll relate. Watch the video here:

Cover Reveal: The Seal Girl

The second set of Buzz Books USA Mythology High Stingers by UK author Magda Knight will be released later this spring, starting with Seal Girl. Digital ARCS are going out now so if you’re a book blogger or with the media, message buzzbooksusa@me.com if you’d like to review it. I’m really excited about this series. I’ve…

Cover Reveal: ‘The End Was Not the End’ Fantasy Anthology

Cover reveals are a thrill. Aside from the edits, the bio, the signing of contracts, they’re the bit that makes a writer get goosebumps because it’s all REAL and you can see it. This cover for the upcoming ‘The End Was Not the End’ fantasy anthology from Seventh Star Press is by the award-winning Bonnie Wasson,…

How to Write a Novel in a Week

How to write a novel in a week? Okay, I’m lying. But not by much. THE HOUSE OF SIGHS is the latest. In one week I’m 57,000 words in, bringing the total up to 66,000. You know how long the other 9,000 took me? Two months. Here is the blurb for HOUSE OF SIGHS, by…

My stories are part of an outreach campaign to teachers!

Ah, some nice news on a fragile morning after excessively celebrating the return of an Esteemed Niece from Australia. The glorious Buzz Books have announced signing me to their MYTHOLOGY HIGH series. The first story in the trilogy, SEAL GIRL, will be available as a one-off stinger, and then POOKA and the third story will…