What Better Way To End The Working Week?

What better way to end a week of work, heavy on the editing (all awesome stuff, I should add) than with this splendid review of Freaks! from the equally splendid Sam over at the splendid Bookchase.  I especially loved this bit: “Freaks is a book about relationships – relationships between husbands and wives, lovers, potential lovers, […]


If you’ve read Not So Perfect, or more specifically, the story ‘Kiss’ then you’ll know exactly why reading this made me exceptionally happy.   (photo, courtesy of Inhabitat.com) Big thanks to Anna Ganderton for letting me know about it. (If you have an Apple mobile device, you can download Kiss for free here.)

Short Story Tips

I’ve been spending more and more time, of late, working with people who’ve enrolled on my online short fiction course, which I’ve been enjoying an awful lot. So, as it’s been a while since I posted anything about how to write, I thought I’d pop this up again, my top tips for writing good short […]

I am Still Alive, Promise

Hello all. Sorry for being quiet here for the last couple of weeks but, to be completely honest with you, I’ve not had anything worthwhile to say. And I’ve learned from experience that when that’s the case it’s probably best to not say anything at all. So, I’ve been being quiet. I’ve been turning thirty-one […]