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Get Reading in Trafalgar Square with Kathy Lette, Hugh Grant and Rupert Everett!

Posted on July 12, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

Tomorrow I’m joining Hugh Grant, Rupert Everett, Anne Fine, Anthony Horowitz, Tom Stoppard, plus the cast of “Matilda”, “Wicked”, “War Horse” and loads of other fascinatingly clever and creative people.. read more

YOUR comments on The Boy Who Fell to Earth

Posted on April 26, 2013 · Posted in Aspergers, Books, readers

So many of you have been sharing thoughtful & heartfelt comments with Kathy on Facebook and Twitter about The Boy Who Fell to Earth and your own experiences of living.. read more

The Boy Who Fell to Earth

The Boy Who Fell to Earth – shining a light into the world of autism

Posted on April 12, 2013 · Posted in Aspergers, Books, Family, Writing

As well as being a comedy romance, I do hope The Boy Who Fell to Earth shines a light into the world of autism and helps us all to be.. read more

The Boy Who Fell to Earth

The Boy Who Fell to Earth – a romantic comedy with a pinch of social satire and a soupcon of heartbreak

Posted on April 11, 2013 · Posted in Aspergers, Books, Family, Writing

The paperback of my latest novel The Boy Who Fell to Earth is out today and I’ve been thinking a lot about the best way to describe it. It’s basically.. read more

Musings on International Women’s Day

Posted on March 8, 2013 · Posted in Feminism, Passion, Politics, Women

It’s fitting to be in Adelaide on International Women’s Day, as South Australia was the first place in the world to give women the vote. And yet, 128 years later,.. read more

Mummy Porn

Posted on December 11, 2012 · Posted in Home, Marriage, Sex, Women

For most married couples, being ‘creative in bed’ simply means taking up knitting whilst watching Lateline. There comes a time in every marriage when a slow drip sexual ennui sets.. read more

The serious side of comedy writing

Posted on October 10, 2012 · Posted in Writing, writing tips

Photograph: Antonio Zazueta Olmos for the Observer For aspiring comic authors, there are many technical terms you first need to master. For example, did you know that ‘brontosaurus’ is an.. read more

Puberty Blues and the temptations and traps of adaptation

Posted on August 16, 2012 · Posted in Film, screenwriting, Writing

Asking a novelist if they like the film adaptation of their novel is a little like asking a turkey if it likes Christmas. There have been so many bad adaptations.. read more

International Women’s Day

Posted on March 8, 2012 · Posted in Charity, Politics, Women

On 8th March 2012, as part of International Women’s Day, I took part in the “Join me on the Bridge” campaign in London. Women and men gathered on bridges all.. read more

Writing for The Simpsons… and hiding Julian Assange in the attic

Posted on March 4, 2012 · Posted in Home, screenwriting, Writing

The most quirky writing task I’ve had of late, was penning some dialogue for The Simpsons 500th episode. In typical delightfully subversive style, The Simpsons creators decided to include a.. read more