They Say I’m Doing Well.

Sarah Michelle Lynch asked over 30 writers to join her in raising awareness and money for the mental health charity Mind, a great cause which the upcoming Leeds Author Event is supporting on… Continue reading

Sitting Down to Write

Yes readers, I occasionally fall asleep whilst writing – the greatest procrastination of all!   Thinking about this subject, I realise that I have a massive list of what not to do whilst… Continue reading

Moving Forward

As another end of year rapidly approaches, I find myself reflecting on what has been, good and bad, and what I hope is to come in the New Year. As a child, I… Continue reading


 A Page Turning Protagonist Kathryn Mattingly’s earliest memories are of reading. As a young girl she found Steinbeck’s The Red Pony to be a pivotal moment in her childhood. It affected her so… Continue reading

Too Much of a Good Thing

Is there ever a time this phrase makes sense? Personally, too much sunshine and heat, too much sleep, and too much alcohol would ring true with me. It might make sense for you… Continue reading


I composed this blog post whilst sitting on the balcony in a hotel in Turkey, two days prior to returning to Britain, where I knew I’d be bombarded by life and social media… Continue reading