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Exclusive Interview

Today the Beautiful Liars Blog Tour stops off at The Tattooed Book Geek, for an exclusive interview with book lover and blogger Drew.  Here’s a taster – you can read the rest of the interview by following the link at the end: 1. Would… Continue Reading “Exclusive Interview”

Teen Perspectives in Fiction

This week the Beautiful Liars Blog Tour kicked off in the run-up to eBook release on 19th April!  On Wednesday I chatted to Karen at My Reading Corner about the theme of adolescence in my writing, and shared some of my own reading recommendations.… Continue Reading “Teen Perspectives in Fiction”

February Newsletter Now Live!

My February Newsletter is now live, with details of giveaways, eBook price drops and an exclusive 3-chapter sample of Beautiful Liars! In other news, Little Sister has now released in Poland, with other countries to follow over the coming weeks and months.  It’s fascinating… Continue Reading “February Newsletter Now Live!”

Writers and their Teenage Jobs

Collected is a weekly series of articles from Royal Literary Fund writers, and this week’s feature is from me. A few weeks ago, I sent out the question: Writers! What was your best and worst casual job as a teenager?  The responses were fascinating… Continue Reading “Writers and their Teenage Jobs”

Trapeze Snaps Up ‘Jawdropping’ Thriller from Ashdown

I’m over the moon to share the news that I’ll be working on two new thrillers with the team at Trapeze and Orion Publishing – the first being LAKE CHILD, described by editorial director Sam Eades as ‘Flowers in the Attic meets BBC’s The… Continue Reading “Trapeze Snaps Up ‘Jawdropping’ Thriller from Ashdown”

The Royal Literary Fund supporting writers and writing since 1790

This month I am delighted and honoured to take up my new post as Royal Literary Fund (RLF) Fellow at the University of Chichester, where I will be resident two days a week to offer writing support to all students. The RLF has been… Continue Reading “The Royal Literary Fund supporting writers and writing since 1790”

Six Questions about Little Sister

Trapeze Editorial Director Sam Eades asks Isabel six questions about Little Sister: 1) Why did you choose to explore the relationship between sisters? What makes this relationship unique? I have a little sister (who I love very much) – and, I have a big… Continue Reading “Six Questions about Little Sister”

New Isabel Ashdown novel announced for 2017

We are delighted to reveal news of the forthcoming novel from Isabel Ashdown, recently announced in a two-book deal with Trapeze, the exciting new imprint from The Orion Publishing Group. Sam Eades, senior commissioning editor at Orion said of the acquisition: ‘The complex relationship… Continue Reading “New Isabel Ashdown novel announced for 2017”

Ten Books to read on the Isle of Wight

If you’re holidaying on the Isle of Wight this year (which I’d highly recommend), you might like a few book recommendations to get you fully immersed in Wight spirit.  Here are ten novels, set on the Isle of Wight, starting with my latest psychological… Continue Reading “Ten Books to read on the Isle of Wight”