Inspiration, Motivation and Keeping To The Path

On 7th September 2017 on the seventh day  of my Mystical Circles blog tour, MJ Mallon published an article by me on her blog which has the wonderful title of  Kyrosmagica. This is the seventh in a series of blog posts in which I re-publish the articles on that blog tour. So with my thanksContinue reading “Inspiration, Motivation and Keeping To The Path”

‘The Highs and Lows of the Writing Life’: Come and Hear me Speak in Coventry Central Library on 4th November

I’ll be giving a talk to The Writers Hub in Coventry Central Library on Saturday 4th November 10am. If you’re in Coventry that morning you’ll be very welcome at The Writers Hub meeting – tea, coffee and chat at 10am and then you can hear me speak about ‘The Highs and Lows of the WritingContinue reading “‘The Highs and Lows of the Writing Life’: Come and Hear me Speak in Coventry Central Library on 4th November”

Dark TV Drama for Christmas 2016 and New Year 2017

This year darkness seems to be the keyword for some of our best drama offerings on TV: from Agatha Christie: The Witness for the Prosecution: through Jonathan Creek: Daemons’ Roost; Sherlock in The Six Thatchers. and the Bronte Family in To Walk Invisible. In Sherlock we discovered that Death had an appointment – with Mary WatsonContinue reading “Dark TV Drama for Christmas 2016 and New Year 2017”

Good Progress on New Novel “Director’s Cut”

I’m making good progress on my new paranormal suspense novel Director’s Cut, working towards 50,000 words for Nanowrimo.… and trying to follow my own advice in my article The writing process for creating a novel in less than a month. No writing for the rest of today as I’ll be in London, but since that’s whereContinue reading “Good Progress on New Novel “Director’s Cut””

A Passionate Spirit Full Cover

I was delighted to receive the full cover for my new novel this week: I’ve just sent back my third set of corrected typeset proofs to Matador and await the new proofs. When I’ve approved them, the book can go to print. Don’t forget you can pre-order the book now, either from Matador or fromContinue reading “A Passionate Spirit Full Cover”

New Life, New Season, Fresh Start at University

Autumn is often a time of new beginnings and a few days ago we moved our daughter Abigail into her new student room in her hall of residence at Gloucestershire University, Cheltenham.  There she will be completing her studies in Media Production and we hope she will emerge as a great film-maker. Saying goodbye toContinue reading “New Life, New Season, Fresh Start at University”