Talking Myth, Magic, Selkies and Sailcloth with Deep Water author Lu Hersey

Lu Hersey’s novel Deep Water won the 2013 Mslexia Children’s Novel Writing Award. Since it was published in 2015, it has been shortlisted for the Wirral Paperback of the Year Award and it was named by The Guardian as one of the best children’s books of 2015. In my house Deep Water has fans of many ages, so it’s a delight to ask Lu about her writing process and how she weaves in the myth and magic that runs through her work…

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