Last week I packed my bags and went to Latitude fest!

My husband and I arrived on the Thursday evening and had a fantastic time over the following few days, running workshops, seeing bands, watching films, listening to panel discussions/podcast recordings and eating yummy food.

I didn’t take many pictures as I was desperately trying to save my phone battery, but here are a few …


My favourite moment was when a little girl handed me this note after my schools event. Best feedback ever:


Big thanks to Latitude and to Chicken House for arranging this event for me!

When I got home I found an exciting package from the night post… US proofs!

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These are paperback proofs of the hardback that will publish in America next year. You can now pre-order it on Amazon!

In book news, we’ve just handed over our first draft of The Midnight Hour 2! This is always a nerve-wracking feeling, so it was such a lovely moment when I spotted this tweet from our wonderful editor Rachel Leyshon:

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Hooray! So now we’re getting stuck into the second draft. Can’t wait for our next adventure to be out in the world! Right… back to edits! :)