Month: July 2017

Radio, Wall of Sound…

I’ll be on BBC Radio Devon on Monday 24th July at around 12:10, talking Codebusters, writing and more with Kerry White! EDIT: If you missed it, click here and listen from around 2hr and 20mins in. I didn’t mess it

Creddy here I come!

Coming to Crediton Community Bookshop, Friday 28th July at 10.30: Codebusting! Dan Metcalf, author of the brand new children’s book Codebusters, gives a reading of his latest work and a workshop on the history of codes, ciphers and sneaky spies.

Summer Sale! Get ‘Your Story, Your Way’ for just £5

Summer is a perfect time for kicking back, relaxing and ploughing on with that novel you’ve always wanted to write. With that in mind, I’m running a summer sale on my creative writing ebook, Your Story, Your Way. To grab

Codebusters continues…

I had a great time out at the Summer Reading Challenge launch, where heaps of you came along to join up to the library reading scheme and say hi! And Codebusters, my new book, was featured today on the Bloomsbury

Summer Reading Challenge LAUNCHES!

Tomorrow I will be at the grand Summer Reading Challenge launch in Barnstaple, down on the Castle Green, just outside the library. There will be stalls, coffee, food trucks, bouncy castles, Exmoor ponies, animals, authors… and ME! I’ll be the

Book Birthday!

CODEBUSTERS IS OUT! I’m so glad that I am able to finally say that my new book, Codebusters, is now OUT! Look out for more promo stuff around the web, and I’ll be posting links right here at

International School Library Month

Teachers! Librarians! Lend me your ears! You of course know about International School Library Month, right? It’s each October and it gives you a chance to let everyone know how proud you are of your school’s repository of pleasure, leisure

Codebusters: Countdown to publication!

I have a new book coming out! Buy now on>> Things are not going well for Jackson ‘Jax’ Hibert. He wanted to fit in at his new school but now everyone knows he’s a math’s whizz. Even worse, he’s