Spooks author drops in

Author Joseph Delaney signs copies of his new book Spooks - Slither's Tale, at Rastrick High School.
Author Joseph Delaney signs copies of his new book Spooks - Slither's Tale, at Rastrick High School.

AUTHOR Joseph Delaney dropped into Rastrick High School to speak to students about his life.

Year seven pupils were treated to an insight into the author and extracts from ‘The Spooks Apprentice’ and ‘The Spooks Stories: Witches’ -chosen because it is 400 years since the Pendle witch trials.

He explained how during the winter process he “discovers his new books bit by bit” rather than planning every detail and that he enjoys writing dialogue but finds action sequences difficult.

The Wardstone Chronicles series has inspired the forthcoming movie The Seventh Son, which was released yesterday.