How to write about future Europe

So, on a day as historic as this, when the UK has voted to leave the EU, maybe you could distract yourself by reading Dave Hutchinson’s Fractured Europe Sequence books. No-one’s promising you hope, by the way, but at least Hutchinson’s England doesn’t seem much different from the one we know now: Fabio was fifteen…

When is a Writer like a Pop Diva? Jessica McHugh talks to The Book Bird

Meet Jessica McHugh. Creator of “sometimes disgusting characters”, author of bizarro sci-fi novels, erotic thrillers, and now: young adult, coming-of-age, Judy-Blume-eat-your-heart-out drama. She’s young, fresh, comfortable with vulgarity and fiercely intelligent. With fourteen of her novels published in the last six years, just waxing a bunch of clichés about her prowess and early success would…