Ideas and concepts

25/10/2019 14:50
Today's blog post touches on where my story ideas come from. And I've added a thumbnail of the book I'm currently reading - 'Planet Narnia'

Progress - of a sort...

18/10/2019 07:14
I've just posted a new blog article about the thinking behind my decision to leave character development and world building for Nano Nineteen until I actually start writing it. Cop out?  Maybe - but it'll keep me sane whilst I'm negotiating RL over the next couple of weeks!

Nano Nineteen

09/10/2019 06:44
With just over three weeks to go, I am seriously getting into gear for this year's National Novel Writing Month! I have a whole cast of characters (although none of them have names yet!), a stoy outline, and even a map of the areas where the action takes place.  This year, I am working on the...

Welcome back!

08/10/2019 06:57
I have returned! After neglecting my blog shamefully, I have returned to breathe some life in to it. Mostly, this is because my first novel, The Curse of Mannerley Manor, is about to go in to print at long, long last.  I will put up the link for ordering a copy in due course.  In the...

Something new

13/10/2016 06:58
Today's prompt from the Write Practice was to write poetry. Not my comfort zone by any means but check out the result - Crosby Beach - under 'Stories'!

Flash Tales - Week 6

20/10/2014 20:24
This week's tale is full of twists and turns - hope you like it!   Remember to check out Black Ship Books for more info.

Nano 2014

01/10/2014 22:45
I'm getting into gear for Nanowrimo 2014 - watch this space!

70 x 700

19/07/2014 13:22
The new, dedicated site is now up and running. You can find it here - !

70 x 700 update

14/07/2014 08:03
Half of my first story is written - go me! Writing short stories can be very satisfying but that doesn't make it easy by any means.   I'll post it tomorrow - comments, suggestions, critiques, etc, etc, will be most welcome.

New project - 70 x 700

11/07/2014 07:32
New Project Originally this was going to be a Nano idea but I think I want to get started, now. So, stand by your beds and wait for a daily dose of flash fiction from yours truly!
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