It is all very well to be able to write books, but can you wiggle your ears?

A Download for Facebook Friends

Thanks to everyone who asked to read my story. I just hope you like it! Briefly: Journalist Charlie Lockhart is forced leave his family and disappear after one of his sources … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

A first chapter…

So I haven’t been blogging for a while, because I’ve been writing. Here’s a first chapter of what I’ve written. Does it grab you? Chapter One The garbage truck rumbled … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Four Things Which Shouldn’t Make a Difference When You Sit Down To Write But Which Inevitably Do.

Tight Trousers Honestly, writing a novel is like travelling long haul, except without the pina colada and friendly smile to greet you at the other end. Hours and hours of … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why you never really lose ten percent in the second draft.

I’m in the middle of editing my third novel, Helter Skelter at the moment. I’m creating a second draft. So what does that mean exactly? Good question. A draft means … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · 3 Comments