Do you sometimes feel drawn and repelled in the same moment? I call it the car-crash mentality – you don’t want to look but you just can’t help yourself. Even though you know you are going to see something appalling…
So says Robert in my novel Feather Boy. Well, I hope you won’t find anything appalling on this website. But you might. That’s the nature of reading – and of stories – you don’t know exactly where you are going to be taken. Which (I think) is part of the excitement.
So please – after you…
Did you miss my play Island at the National Theatre? Or did you see it but want to spend more time with Cameron, Inuluk and the Ice-Bear? Well – now you can, as I’ve just finished re-writing Island as a novel. If you want to be among the first to get your hands on a copy – or would like a personally signed and dedicated one – please check out my Kickstarter campaign. The campaign is also for people who DON’T believe in dumbing-down books for kids and DO believe young people have a right to be involved in discussions about the future of our planet.
Join the discussion #arctic #IslandNovel.
NEWS: The Kickstarter campaign is now fully funded (massive gratitude to all wonderful backers) and publication will be September 2015. You can no longer pledge but you can check out updates via the link below. People power is crazy!