You can read the 1st chapter of Accidental Superstar for free, here!
Click here to read & hear the Accidental Superstar playlist - you'll find the inspiration for Katie's sound, Mad Jaz's favourite band and a bit of Dolly Parton.
I blogged about getting online as a teenager for mykindabook.com
Like Katie, I used to get the bus to school. You can read about it here - includes high diving, young criminals and a Curly Wurly.
Inspired by Katie's music, I wrote about my top ten songs in children's literature for The Guardian, here.