01 October 2020

A Kind of Spark is Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month

From Adunni in The Girl With the Louding Voice to Lauren in Pine and Addie in A Kind of Spark, three of our four Books of the Month for October boast protagonists on a compelling quest to change people's opinions.

30 September 2020

Tell Your Own Story with Elle McNicoll - Reading is Magic Festival

Elle talks about her experiences growing up and invites us to create our own characters and stories based on our own experiences and lives.

29 September 2020

Video interview with Yo Samdy Sam

I talked to Elle about neurodiversity and inclusion in publishing, how witchcraft is used as a parallel to autism throughout the novel, and her experience of being an autistic author.

29 September 2020

A Kind of Spark Book Review by Cheshire ELS

While A Kind of Spark explores difficult issues, such as bullying and discrimination, it holds fast to the better part of ourselves.

20 July 2020

I write about anything and everything, but I always write about neurodiversity

Neurodivergent is a relatively new term, and not often heard in the mainstream. It’s a catchall term for people with neurological differences. Autism, dyspraxia, learning difficulties, ADHD, Tourette’s Syndrome, dyslexia, etc

22 June 2020

​A reading from A Kind of Spark (Video)

​A reading from A Kind of Spark for Waterstones #GoldenTime