Creating Dyslexic Friendly Books

What I’ve learned from being involved in a dyslexic friendly publishing project. If you follow me on Twitter you might have noticed me tweeting a lot about a Kickstarter project that is currently funding. The project is titled “Open Dyslexia” and it’s being run by my local bookshop, Books on | Read more…

This Author’s New Year’s Day Reflections

Looking back at 2020 What a year we’ve all just had. New Year’s is traditionally a time for looking back and reflecting on the past year and that’s going to be a hard thing to do this year. There was a lot of pain, stress, loss and strife around the | Read more…

Autumn News and NaNoWriMo 2020 plans

This summer was quite a busy time for me and I never got around to doing a Summer News post for my blog. I think that was largely because all the news I had was in progress and happening, rather than being either upcoming or recent events. Also, you know, | Read more…

Blog Tour and Interviews

Following the launch of Mime last week, I’m excited to announce a new release blog tour starting Sunday 2nd August. Organised by the wonderful Anne Cater at Random Things Tours, the blog tour features blog spots and reviews from 13 book blogger over two weeks. I’m super excited to share | Read more…

It’s Launch Day! Giveaway & Live Stream

After over 10 years of work it is finally LAUNCH DAY for my debut novel, Mime. To celebrate the launch, I’m running a giveaway to win a signed copy of the book, plus extra goodies! I’ll be doing a live stream on Facebook tonight at 6pm. I hope you’ll join | Read more…

MIME – Now funding on Kickstarter

You can now pre-order Mime through my Kickstarter Campaign! This is the first opportunity to get your hands on the book, and there’s exclusive bonus content that will ONLY be available through the Kickstarter. Why Kickstarter? I’m crowd funding prior to the general release of the book as a way | Read more…

10 Books That Influenced Me As A Writer

As I gear up for the Kickstarter and launch for Mime, I find myself reflecting on how I got to where I am – a debut novelist with a book about to be published. Here are 10 books that have shaped my writing journey, from my early teens to now. | Read more…

10 Ways to Promote your Book for Free (or nearly free)

So you’ve written and published a book, now you need to find some people to read it. You might think you need a marketing budget, but while paid ads are often successful, there’s loads of things you can do at no cost at all! 1. Write more books The single | Read more…

A Writing Retreat Adventure with MeddwlCoed

At the end of February, I attended my first ever writers’ retreat. I joined six other writers in a large house on the edge of the Brecon Beacons for three days of intensive writing and discussion.   The organisers of the event were Jo and Roz from MeddwlCoed. A couple of years | Read more…