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…

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…

Spring News – What have I been up to?

It has been an age since I did a personal update, so this could be a long one.  Mime – Releases 28th June[UPDATE – new release date is 28th July] 2019 was a big year for me. I finished my debut novel, Mime.   I. Finished. A novel.   That’s big! Huge!  | Read more…

North Bristol Writers Present “Tales from the Graveyard”

Earlier this year, having been unscrupulously recruited into producing a story for their second anthology “The Dark Half of the Year”, I moved from the tentative fringe to being a fully fledged member of North Bristol Writers. It’s a very dynamic and proactive group; rather than simply focusing on writing | Read more…

EU Referendum – Don’t Vote Leave in Anger

I am not an expert on the UK-EU relationship. I don’t know whether we would be better of in or out in the long run. Most of the “facts” being bandied about are estimates, misrepresentations or vague guesses which makes it hard to know what to believe. There are both | Read more…