If you follow me on social media, you've probably already seen my good news, but just in case you haven't... It's true! I will be writing three more Scarlet and Ivy books! The first is due to be released in March 2017 and will be called The Lights Under The Lake. So what is the… Continue reading The Lights Under The Lake
Hey, you there! Yes, you. The one with their fingers angrily hovering over the keyboard, about to add to the internet’s growing collection of articles about how Young Adult books are trash. They’re all just so vacuous and two-dimensional, you think, and if we all just read Dickens instead the world would be a much… Continue reading Why Young Adults Reading Young Adult Books Isn’t The End Of The World
I am a chronically ill writer. If you read my earlier blog entries, you’ll know that I suffer from Crohn’s Disease, Hypermobility Syndrome and Polycystic Kidney Disease amongst other things. This time, I’ve decided to take a more positive look at things, and give you my top tips for writing with a chronic illness. I… Continue reading My Top 10 Tips For Writing With A Chronic Illness
I have been ill for more than half my life – over 13 years, to be precise. For a healthy person, that’s probably a bit hard to get your head around. I often see people saying they feel as though they’ve been ill “forever” when a virus won’t clear up after a week. Chronic… Continue reading World IBD Day – My Life With Crohn’s
Sophie Cleverly was born in Bath in 1989. She studied for a BA in Creative Writing and an MA in Writing For Young People. Her Scarlet and Ivy series is published by HarperCollins worldwide and by Sourcebooks in the US, as well as being translated into 4 different languages. Aside from writing, she can often be found blogging about symphonic metal, watching fantastical TV and struggling to find her way out of her ever-increasing pile of books.