News

September 5

Great news as I launch my new project

August 12

Just a quick link to The Student Wordsmith where I have had a poem accepted for their upcoming magazine The Purple Breakfast Review. The Student Wordsmith is a fascinating site and a wonderful writing project, full of imagination and programmes. They are...

August 1

Just to say that I have my novel "Utrecht Snow" featured on Writers Magazine/Writers Online Subscribers Showcase. I do enjoy reading the magazine, it always has something of interest to writers, which is good as that's what it says on the...

July 21

One of the key things as a writer seems to be the Art of Waiting. They say that having written some piece you should distance yourself from it, to wait until you approach it again either to edit or to proceed. This can be torturous, especially if you are well into the...

July 16

What about this? My Amazon Authors page no less!

July 15

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July 13

As promised on this sunniest of Fridays, a look into my 1920s research. I have been to The British Library many times and have found so much of interest there. you need to scour their catalogue and find what interests you then reserve it on line for a set date. turn...

July 5

I was looking through my downloads and came across this image. A few years ago I used Tumblr to find someone to design a front cover for my Poppy Flowers at the Front novel and got a reply from Bailey Watro an illustrator from the States. After a chat over the ether...

July 4

One of the great things about writing is research. I love to type away on the old computer keyboard looking for ideas and inspiration as well as trying to confirm facts that I have stored away in my head. Looking for a reason that something happens or finding out if...

July 1

Talking of having a "profile" I do have some blogs already up and running on the web. My first effort was on Tumblr which is an amazing site. There is so much of interest on there and in earlier times I used to connect with a lot of writers who had similar interests...