Author Archives: celinekiernan

Fran the Apples, and the Lady Nana

  I thought I’d read a chapter or two of Resonance for anyone who fancies an audiobook in these strange times: Chapter Three: Fran the Apples and the Lady Nana

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Resonance Chapter Two: The American Chap

I thought I’d read a chapter or two of Resonance for anyone who fancies an audiobook in these strange times: Chapter Two: The American Chap

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Resonance, Chapter One: The Fading God

I thought I’d read a chapter or two of Resonance for anyone who fancies an audiobook in these strange times: Chapter One: The Fading God

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A Little Promise Witch Wren

So the first of the Promise Witch drawings are complete. @bridportbooks little Wren is on her way ❤ (Fenifur’s tardigrade and Tudor’s fox will follow asap )

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This got me right in the heart ❤

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Long Journey Back to the Start

The following is an essay I wrote back in 2018, for CBI’s wonderful Bold Girls project. (You can find a related essay here) …. The main thing that occurs to me, is how much I could have done with something … Continue reading

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Reading from The Promise Witch

The Promise Witch is out in June, can you believe it?

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Promise Witch bookplate

Oh look, a bookplate for The Promise Witch! If anyone received a review copy and would like a signed bookplate to go inside, just let me know ❤ Many thanks to Jess Courtney Tickle for the beautiful illustrations from which … Continue reading

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1984 vrs The Poison Throne

Last week, year twelve student, Millicent Duncan, emailed to say she had written an essay comparing the human experiences in The Poison Throne and George Orwell’s classic dystopia, Nineteen Eighty-Four. I am, of course, thrilled to have Moorehawke examined in … Continue reading

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Scarlett and a World of Magic by Phoebe Walsh

I feel so bad at how long it’s taken me to post this wonderful short story. It was sent to me by a marvelous young writer in Australia. I was lucky enough to meet Phoebe at the Scribblers Festival in … Continue reading

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