The Anonymity of Celebrity.

05/08/2013 08:54
I have joined, and subsequently left, a number of e-book publishing and writer-interaction sites on the internet in the past two years. I am not a joiner, and went through the process of joining, integrating, and participating, as research for books that I have in mind to write.   What I...

Writing up a storm

23/07/2013 09:01
I have four pieces of writing 'live' at the moment, and an edit of a novella written by my friend Peter John. The four pieces are, in no particualr order, a biography of my father, a biogrpahy of my mother, a short piece about the events and people who I encounter on my 57-mile commute to work...

A new Prince

23/07/2013 08:59
Yesterday a new Prince was born. The son of the second-in-line to the throne, Prince William, and his wife Kate, the boy has taken Britain by storm. Congratulations to the Royal couple.

NaNoWriMo 2012

24/11/2012 12:20
My Nano Challenge for 2012 is done. I completed the 50000 word challenge in just 22 days, and feel good about the result. And what's more, it was fiction, which is a first for me! I won't be finishing the novel at once, it can sit and breathe for while, so watch this space!

When I Was Five I Could Fly

18/11/2012 17:52
My newest book, titled "When I Was Five I Could Fly" is now available on Smashwords. Please take a look, and buy!! I'm sure you'll enjoy it! Use the link below

NaNoWriMo 2012

10/11/2012 08:03
In less than 2 weeks I have written ‎22000 words written in the 2012 NaNoWriMo contest. The story is strong, and developing nicely. That leaves 28000 words still to write though! 

Novel-Writing Month

04/11/2012 08:42
  November last year saw me write a 50021 word novella in the NanoWriMo contest. The book was called "Foxes on The Run," and I went on to edit and publish it through Smashwords, and it saw some sales. I also had 10 hard copies printed by CreateSpace, so the NaNoWriMo contest was a big...

Aspiring Writers on Linkedin

13/05/2012 14:32
There is a pretty good writers group on Linkedin at Take a look at it. There is also a specific group where members can promote their books. This is really good social networking.      

"Foxes" hard copies

14/04/2012 10:41
One of the spin-offs from having completed the NaNoWriMo novel-writing competition in 2010, was having 5 free copies of the edited novel printed by CreateSpace. My five copies, with a different cover, have been printed and delivered. It's good to see the book! It is large format, soft-covered,...

"Foxes On The Run" Soundtrack

24/03/2012 10:19
Lots of people have mentioned how they like the idea of a soundtrack to my novel. When I was writing the book I included extracts from the songs in the text, but then discovered that this infringed copyright laws, and that I could be liable for payment of big sums of money to the rights-holders....
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