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Like many writers, I started on the bottom rung of the magazine ladder. I’ve been the annoyingly enthusiastic work experience student. The over-worked intern. The stumbling, fresh-faced young writer. Fast-forward to 2015: I’m now about 137 years old, and I’ve been a senior features writer, deputy editor, managing editor, chief sub-editor, author, and chocolate addict…

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So, this happened and I came preeeeeeeetty close to wetting myself in excitement. Yep,  my first book, THE INTERN, has been shortlisted for the Inside A Dog Gold Inky Award, which celebrates high-quality young adult literature (still not sure how I wriggled my way in, but I’m taking it!). Now, here’s where you come in: if you’re…

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