I heard recently that Martyn Bedford is on the shortlist for Costa Awards – his book FLIP is a stunning read for teenagers and adults – a boy wakes up one morning to discover that he has somehow got into someone else’s body. It’s funny and tragic. Fingers crossed, Martyn!
Here’s his website:
And a massive welcome for my friend Kristin, who has just got a book deal for her debut novel [with no agent or personal contacts], using only her wits and the quality of her writing. Watch out for SELKIE DREAMS, a historical novel with the weirdest twists, published by Knox Robinson in June 2012.
Her multi-talented website is: