Tag Archives: Taken Away

Sakura Medal, Inkwell Critique Services & Down a New Rabbithole

It’s only been a couple of weeks since I handed the new book over the the agent and – despite all my good intentions re having a proper rest – I’ve already fallen down the next rabbit hole. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Allen and unwin, Awards, CBI Book of The Year 2012, CBI Childrens' Choice Award 2012, Illustration, O'Brien Press, Taken Away/Into The Grey, Walker Books, writing, writing workshop | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Irish Times top 25 YA/kids books of past 25 Years

Woot! Robert Dunbar, much loved children’s book critic for the Irish Times has chosen his top kids/YA books of the last 25 years.  I am chuffed to be included on a list which names so many of my own writing … Continue reading

Posted in Allen and unwin, CBI Book of The Year 2012, CBI Childrens' Choice Award 2012, O'Brien Press, Taken Away/Into The Grey, Walker Books | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Book of The Year Award Double Whammy

I’m more than a little bleary eyed today folks. It’s taken quite a while to realise that Monday morning wasn’t a dream, and that Into The Grey (Taken Away) actually has won Best Book of the Year in the 2012 CBI Awards. … Continue reading

Posted in Allen and unwin, Awards, CBI, events, O'Brien Press, Taken Away/Into The Grey, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

I heart Fionnula Flanagan

Man but The Guard is a smashing film. And what a gem, what a jewel, what perfect perfect performance is given in it by the great Fionnula Flanagan. Once again I’m reminded of what a master this actress is. God … Continue reading

Posted in Allen and unwin, O'Brien Press, Taken Away/Into The Grey | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment