Inspiration

Sometimes I struggle to find a topic for a blog post, so I trawl through my saved images from Unsplash, and find one that inspires or speaks to me. Inspiration is often a… Continue reading

Peterborough Book Signing 2017

This was my fifth author event, second hosted by the wonderful Hourglass ladies, so I thought I might feel a little less nervous and more excited – but a little thread of anxiety… Continue reading

My Writing Day with Alfie

Since acquiring a 7 week old rescue kitten, Alfie, late July, my writing day has somewhat shifted its equilibrium – I’m not complaining, you understand… I am delightfully (are you feeling the sarcasm?)… Continue reading

Start Small

When I’m writing, I hope to convey every nuance of humanity, every vision of nature, and every observation of the people I’ve seen in the supermarket, pub, or during a walk. But that’s… Continue reading

The First Line

‘The ability to trust in the difficult. The tenacity to understand that it takes time and patience to succeed.’ Colm McCann, novelist and professor of creative writing. It wasn’t until a couple of… Continue reading

Darker Book Signing Event

Whilst I acknowledge we’re due summer (hopefully) before this book event in October, I wanted to raise your awareness as there are only 20 weeks to go – frightening how time flies. As… Continue reading