Learning to slow down

I have spent all of the half term holiday writing. This makes me feel really lucky – and my kids quite like the fact that when I’m writing I’m less likely to pay attention to what they’re doing. I’ve finally…

Cake!

 I like to have my cake and eat it. I am not a chef. Nor am I a baker. In fact, I am a truly terrible cook. The problem is that I can’t stand cooking. I do enjoy eating though….

I am reading...

I was lucky enough to be sent a proof of Half Bad by Sally Green by Puffin. It’s not out until March 2014 and it is amazing! It’s full of interesting characters who make you question their actions and keep…

How I started writing

When and how did I start writing?  I have always enjoyed telling stories and am very prone to exaggerating whenever I start describing something that has happened to me. I started writing stories for myself when I was 8 years…

About Rebecca

 Rebecca was born in Chester. She went to Exeter University to train as a teacher and has had a variety of teaching jobs that have taken her to some very interesting places, including a Category C male prison.

Where do you write?

Today is my birthday. I’m usually fairly badly behaved and moody about getting another year older – I have huge expectations about what the day will involve but I struggle to actually put those expectations into words, which makes it…