August 16, 2018

My favourite Disney film was Aladdin. According to Twitter, that means something. Every kid had a favourite Disney film growing up, and for my friends it was The Little Mermaid or Snow White but I had always been a tomboy growing up. Iā€™d climb trees, whack other kids with plastic swords, and pretend to be…

August 2, 2018

The original first draft of Sand Dancer didn’t have any fennec foxes. I can’t remember exactly when the concept of Fez, the main character’s pet fennec fox, came about. To me the logic was “every cool YA fantasy has an animal companion” and here I was thinking of Faithful, the black cat from the Song…