Interviews and videos

On this page, you will find links to a few of Sophie’s interviews, and videos about her process. You can find more videos, including book trailers, at her You Tube channel.


Video interview by Sue Lawson on the Portable Magic series

Historical Novel Society of Australasia author spotlight

Kids’ Book Review author interview

Podcast interview by Claudine Tinellis on Talking Aussie Books

Writes for Women podcast interview reflecting on Sophie’s 30 years as a published author

Interview by Adele Geras on the History Girls blog


These are made by Sophie, mostly about her process and aspects of writing and publishing, but also including the charming video below about a big sea voyage in her childhood which gives an entertaining glimpse into some early influences!

Book trailers

Below, you’ll find a couple of fabulous recent book trailers (created by Whiptail Productions). These are for the audio book of A Hundred Words for Butterfly, and for The Ghost Squad. You can find lots more trailers on Sophie’s You Tube channel.