Tag Archives: The Portal Series

Midsummer’s Eve Party Hop!

I am having a party to celebrate Midsummer’s Eve and the publication of Raffie Island – the second book in the Portal Series. You can join the party on Facebook and interact with everyone else there until the 22nd June, or you can join the party here until the 30th …

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Raffie Island – getting there is an adventure!

Exciting news for fans of the Portal Series – Raffie Island is available to buy in ebook format, and you can also pre-order paperbacks (due out on the 22nd June). Join Max and Laura on their second adventure in the Portal Series as they discover what happens when you pile …

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Children’s Book Week Giveaway

Welcome to the 5th of my no strings attached giveaways for 2013. In celebration of Children’s Book Week I am giving away one of the books in my Portal Series for mid grade readers. This draw is for a digital or paperback version and open to entrants worldwide until the …

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And so it continues….

Join Max and Laura on their first adventure in The Portal Series as they discover what rainbow corices are capable of and run into a bit of bother with a gang of albino slugs…just an average day in Realand. The Portal Series  are adventure / fantasy books for 7 – …

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And so it begins….

A boy, a crab and the beginning of a mission that will last a lifetime. Perfectly Formed is the prequel to The Portal Series and works well as a standalone Christmas story. If you would like me to read it to you then it is available as a free podcast …

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Self publishing vs traditional

I started writing The Portal series because my youngest son read my short story about Max, Laura and their dad’s box of broken things and asked me what happened next. I had intended to answer his question by writing just one book (Realand) but am now almost finished writing book 2 …

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An indulgence

Yesterday I used a day of holiday to spend the day indulging myself in writing.  Yes all day. It was fabulous fun.  Really, it was.  I wrote nearly 5000 words, and two of those were THE END, in my first book of The Portal Series (for 8 – 12 year …

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