June 26, 2020
This has hit trade publishing news, so now I can be excited in people's faces about it.
And I'm really, embarrassingly excited. I love this world so much. It's the most fun I've ever had, and the biggest world I've yet tried to build.
Here's a summary of the story:
June 2, 2020
If you're wondering why I, a fantasy fiction writer, have put this kind of post on my website -
The short version: to me, it currently feels as though the turbulent times we're going through requires visible action.
The longer version: I see the strangely pervasive thoug...
April 25, 2019
No big deal, I'm just coming to the US! On tour!
All info/ticket links can be found on my events page.
FYI I'm very lucky to be doing most of my events with other truly amazing authors:
MENLO PARK, CA event with Sabaa Tahir
IRVING, TX event with Jay Kristoff
January 7, 2019
The UK and US editions of The Curses, together in all their splendour. Both of them are now out in stores, online, everywhere books can be bought.
I wish I could say that the process of having a book come out gets less nerve-wracking each time, but it's something you ne...
October 3, 2018
BEHOLD, UK and Australian people - this is what The Curses is going to look like for you!
Matte black jacket. Silver foiled writing. Literally nothing else.
And ahead of The Curses release, The Graces is being reissued in a brand new black and gold cover to match.
August 16, 2018
Let me tell you about it. It's the sequel to The Graces, and it is definitely on its way.
It is told, this time, from Summer Grace's point of view, and it picks up events a couple of weeks after the ending of The Graces. So if you've read that, and you're...
May 21, 2018
Fellow humans, comic con goers and general lovers of all things awesome - I'm making an appearance at MCM Comic Con London on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May, alongside many other fabulous authors.
Here's my schedule:
SATURDAY 18:00pm – 18:45pm: Fantastically Urban pan...
July 13, 2017
Here's a semi-regular thing I'm going to start doing - every news post on this site, I'm going to include what I'm currently reading, listening to and watching, #LaureRecommends style.
Honestly, it's only going to be things I'm really loving because I have zero time to...
June 12, 2017
And because I am a mature adult, it begins with:
"Look mum, I'm an artist."
Click here for the whole piece (it's short, promise.)
If you follow my instagram, you may have seen my painfully excited stories on both days, and if you didn't, why, here are some photos:
May 8, 2017
First up, THIS:
At the end of July, I'll be menacing the attendees of YALC, the 3 day extravaganza at London Film and Comic Con focused entirely on YA lit.
Full programme details tbc, but you can buy tickets and find out more here.
Yesterday, I voted in the final round of...
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