ABOUT ME

I was born in Dublin and moved to London when I was seven.
I got my first ty12112075_10153268369477903_6258436607812636459_npewriter when I was eight, had a poem I wrote about a snail published in a magazine when I was nine, and that was it – I was hooked on writing.

Because I never thought I’d actually be able to make a living as a writer, I decided I needed a trade to fall back on. So, naturally, I went to Sussex University to study philosophy.

While my plan of being paid big bucks to think deep thoughts never quite worked out, I did land a job as a junior copywriter with an ad agency a week after graduating. I’ve worked in advertising ever since, specialising in writing for videogames.

My greatest achievement was when Tom Baker told me a script I wrote was funny. He was being paid.

You can see some of my copywriting stuff here.

I’m represented by James Wills at Watson, Little.

 

 

 

INTERVIEWS & GUEST POSTS:

sfsignal – No one told me women didn’t write SF 

sfsignal – mind meld: books that would make awesome video games

Dear Teen Me – a letter to my 13-year old self

deathbooksandtea – shifting in real life

scifibulletin – rewriting geography

Jetblankink – how choice shapes identity

oopsireadabookagain – interview with Scott Tyler (the MC in Shift)

Waterstones YA Bluewater – interview

My bookish ways – interview

gwendabond.com – a gabfest with Gwenda

Wingedreviews – interview

Tsanareads – interview



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