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I recently had the great pleasure of being interviewed by Katie Isbester of Claret Press for her wonderful podcast series “Claret & Conversation”: Voices from the Creative Industry is sponsored by Claret Press and Clapham Publishing Services  . This podcast is a heartwarming… Read more »

Brace yourselves because I’m about to make two contradictory statements. Here goes the first: It is my passionately held belief that the essence of storytelling has not changed over the millennia. It can’t change because we haven’t changed. Our species… Read more »

So here’s something I hadn’t considered: the anti-hero of my young adult novel might be a little too anti and not enough hero-y. When I read BlackOut by Sam Grenfall for the first time, I took to this kid. He’s… Read more »

1. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz – L Frank Baum  You’re no longer stuck in gridlock on the way to Grandma’s, you’re skipping down the yellow brick road with Dorothy and co. Drown out the honking horns and placate the… Read more »

  They’ve been around since the 1930s as ‘talking books’, yet the debate around audiobooks continues. Are they really as good as people say? You might not be ready to give up your good old fashioned paperbacks just yet, but… Read more »

Maxine Lennon met narrator, Elizabeth Klett, who has lent her voice to our editions of Persuasion and Northanger Abbey. Here, Elizabeth discusses her love for all things Austen, her background in acting, her academic career, and receiving critiques from her… Read more »