To celebrate the release of The Hex Factor, we’re offering one very lucky reader the chance to win a magical trip to see Wicked! The Musical in London’s West End, followed by a yummy meal at Pizza Express!

Do you like the sound of this HEXcellent prize? Then it’s time to get writing! To be in with a chance of winning, put yourself in Xanthe’s shoes and answer the following question in no more than 100 words…

If you were Xanthe at the end of the book, what would be your next entry in your secret diary?

Leave your answer in the form below by Friday 30th November 2012, remembering to include your name and phone number.

The winner must be available to travel to London to watch the 2.30pm performance of Wicked! on Saturday 29th December 2012.

Winners under the age of 16 should be accompanied to the performance by a parent or guardian.

Reasonable train travel expenses within the UK to and from Central London will be reimbursed by the publisher. However, we regret that we are unable to provide accommodation for the winner and their guest.

Click here for full terms and conditions



  1. ethan jones says:

    it’s sensational

  2. Lauren says:

    I would like to wake up as BloodAxe because he has loads of jewels!

  3. emily cox says:

    i would be jess because she sounds really nice.

  4. I would be Glenridding (or something like that) because it would be a “real pleasure” to speak Tudor English! Also because he has a really cool job!

  5. daphne pemberton-smith says:

    finn oliver is worried his dad will never see him again because he died when he was a child soo he is a star and he wants to be sorry for all the nasty things he said to his dad

  6. ol says:

    I’ll join… when I’ve finished reading it! I’m on Escape!

  7. a.ure says:

    please send compepition details to above-thank you

  8. cameron says:

    hi its cameron from the libary

  9. ashleigh says:

    you really inspired me today Harriet you are amazing

  10. Brodid says:

    I am from the es embelly today you was good

  11. summer hyde says:

    dear Harriet
    thank you for helping me write a story today I will try to get my story going because when I grow up I want to be an author just like you.

    I love you and your books so much
    name summer
    age 8

  12. harriet43 says:

    Hi Summer, I don’t know how you managed to find this page of my website – you’re very clever! Best of luck with your story: it’s wonderful that you’re going to continue with it. Keep in touch!

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