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July 28

It never rains but it pours! Well not literally at the moment as we await drought notices, but on Everybody's Reviewing I have another review posted. This one is an interesting over the top crime thriller with a great number of characters, hence the title; "The...

July 26

Recently wrote a review of this title, "The Secret Garden of Yanagi Inn" by Amber A. Logan. Read it here on Everybody's Reviewing, a site that has now had over 200,000 views. A credit to Jonathan Taylor, University of Leicesters' Man of...

June 25

One of the great things about reviewing for Jonathan Taylor's "Everybody's Reviewing" is that you get to see some extraordinary works that you wouldn't otherwise be lucky enough to see. They would travel under the radar and never receive the praise they deserve. One...

June 24

Well chaps I have been hard at it writing another review, this time for my very good friend Stuart Hill. This has appeared on the Everybody's Reviewing blog here. Stuart is a wonderful writer and his Icemark Trilogy deserves to be read by a wider audience, Stuart is...

June 22

In my other life as promoter of all good things literary, I had an interview with old chum Phil Tew, writer of many interesting novels and former colleague at a Leicester school in 1977. Click here for the article in the Everybody's Reviewing blog of Leicester...

May 31

Well here's a thing. Joined the Crime Writers Association. Great bunch of lads as Miles Jupp would say, but must not forget other genders of course! Many benefits, interesting Red Herrings newsletter and access to all things crime. Which of course is a good thing! CWA...

May 10

Here we have another piece of publicity for my work. Jonathan Taylor heads a couple of great web sites and he is always promoting Leicester writers and writing. Click here to have a look on the Creative Writing at Leicester blog. Take a look on Amazon for details of...

April 1

Well, it's All Fool's Day today, and a warm welcome to all my readers. Having said that, I have no idea of how many people actually read this. I am awaiting the World Cup draw and hope that Wales has a reasonable group, as long as they qualify in June. Anyhoo, here is...

March 16

On a bit of a roll. Here is another review written for Everybody's Reviewing. The book is by an old pal, Phil Tew, who I taught with, in Leicester in 1979. We met up again at De Montfort after 40 years, when he was reading at an Everybody's Reading session. It's such...

March 15

Hello there. long time, no post. I have been so busy rewriting my novel with the enormous help of Tana Collins. It is now off for its final proofread and I will then look to publish in one form or another. I have been working with Uni students learning as I write...