Trudi Tweedie is the author of The Pure Heart, the first YA winner of the Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition.
"[A] wonderful, twisted gothic novel … [an] evocation of a weird and wonderful world with compulsive characters and a cracking mystery at its core" - The Times
"Oozing atmosphere, this reads like a teenage version of recent gothic fantasies like The Binding or The Familiars: a deliciously chilling Elizabethan tale with an injection of horror" - The Observer
"[An] atmospheric Gothic chiller" - i (The Independent)
Trudi has lots of experience delivering workshops, is also available for assemblies and panels, and can tailor event content to each specific group. Workshop ideas include : Writing Gothic Fiction; Creating worlds using research: Using myths and fairy tales to build ideas for your own novel.
Trudi is also available for Skype visits.
(Photo by Judy Laing)