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The Adventurers and the City of Secrets Publication Day

It feels strange to be releasing a new book when we are facing such unusual and challenging times at the moment. I hope everyone is keeping well and managing as best as they can. For my part, it has been a little difficult to focus on writing this past couple of...

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Press Release: Author Wins Two Book Awards for Debut Novel

Sevenoaks children's author Jemma Hatt has won two book awards this week for her debut novel. The Adventurers and the Cursed Castle was announced as the winner of the 2020 Children’s Selfies Award during an online ceremony on 30th March, with a prize of £1000. The...

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2019 Highlights

What a lot can happen in a year! January - Becoming a published author On 28th January 2019, The Adventurers and the Cursed Castle went live, fulfilling my lifelong dream of being a published author! Since then, readers have purchased the book from all over the world,...

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Summer Fun

It's been a little while since my last blog post and I'm in procrastination mode, so here's a little update on what The Adventurers (and I) have been up to! The Adventurers and the Temple of Treasure* has been out for almost two months; have you read it yet? A couple...

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Holiday Fun and Free Downloads

Hola a todos! I'm writing this to you from Liberia Airport after a two week holiday in Costa Rica! I had a great time with my friend Emily in this beautiful country. Highlights included ziplining, quad biking, beaches, horse-riding, a volcano, rainforests, waterfalls...

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7 Days to Go!

There are just seven days to go until the release of 'The Adventurers and The Temple of Treasure' and I'm delighted to share the beautiful front and back cover created by Andrew Smith: The Adventurers and The Temple of Treasure cover I love the way that Andrew has...

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The Adventurers are Coming…

I'm currently on a train home from my day (a.k.a. 'mortgage-paying') job and am thinking it's about time I updated this blog... As well as being busy earning a living, I have some exciting news... THE ADVENTURERS ARE COMING (...back)! I am so excited to reveal the...

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Progress…

It's been a while since I've updated my blog for a couple of reasons: 1. I've been quite busy (I'm writing this while squeezed onto a commuter train on my way to work) and 2. I wanted to focus on finishing the first draft of The Adventurers Book 2... well, I'm happy...

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My Favourite Children’s Books

After my social media poll on topics for my blog, most of you wanted to know why I turned down a publishing deal (which I've explained here), but many of you also voted for a blog on my favourite children's books. So I thought I'd write about both! I've picked five...

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New Author Ramblings

It's two weeks since the publication day of The Adventurers and The Cursed Castle and it's been a busy time! So busy, in fact, that I forgot to post the link to my last blog post on publication day... (if anyone's really bored and fancies reading an out-of-date blog...

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Publication Day!

It's finally here! The Adventurers and The Cursed Castle is LIVE and available to buy! Paperback copies can now be purchased from Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.com, Waterstones, Barnes and Noble and many more! It can also be ordered in from any local bookshop. It's been great...

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