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Portsmouth, October 19th, 2015

I’ve been invited by the Portsmouth School Library Service (a wonderful group, serving school libraries in the area) for a day of school visits. A few years ago, MetaWars was shortlisted for the Portsmouth Book Award, and it was a real pleasure to go and meet so many amazing students, teachers, and librarians as part […]

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Hay Fever

I played my first Hay Festival this week! If you don’t know, Hay is like the Glastonbury for books…or the ComicCon for literature. It’s a huge festival in a tiny town. The organizers (who must be super organised) set up a tent city in a  field, complete with bookshops, bars, restaurants, a swishy green-room, and […]

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Homecoming

This week I’ve been back in Canada, in the Toronto area, launching all four MetaWars books!  It was great to be back, see old friends and make new ones. I thought I’d share a few highlights…. Flying over, I was starting to wish I’d packed my toque (that’s Canadian for winter hat)… The weather in […]

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Chapters Burlington, April 25

Home town boy makes good! I’ll be back in my home town of Burlington, Ontario to read from MetaWars and sign books. 2pm at Chapters Fairview, 3315 Fairview Street, Burlington, Ontario L7N 3N9. They’ve got a Facebook page for the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/806096516146689/

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On Tour

The one aspect of being a writer nobody prepared me is the solitary nature of the job – it’s just you, your imagination, and fictional characters. But every now and again, I get out from behind the writing desk (probably much to my editor’s annoyance…who’s waiting on a new book) and go from utter solitude to hyper […]

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Homecoming

Anyone who knows me knows that I love a good party. So when the good folks at Penguin Canada decided to bring ‘Memoirs of a Neurotic Zombie’ into Canada, I naturally wanted to celebrate with my family, friends, and colleagues. This week at the Young People’s Theatre in Toronto, we introduced Adam Meltzer to the […]

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