Editing Tips

Firstly, let me set the scene. I like to settle in front of my laptop with a large mug of coffee and a pot of fresh or dried mango pieces, or a bowl… Continue reading

Tour da England Charity Bike Ride

2015 is going to be a big year for many people. You may be getting married, having a baby, buying a house or following a dream. For Eric Fulham and Hannah Dawson 2015… Continue reading

My Top Six Writing Tips

1) Don’t over-think your first draft, just write. It’s too easy to get lost in sentence structure and precise vocabulary, but you can tweak that later. Just get your story down. Be mindful… Continue reading

The Pleasures of Writing

Writing brings me an enormous amount of joy. It absorbs me, it can be therapeutic (when it’s flowing smoothly), and it allows me to explore other emotions and circumstances I would not necessarily experience… Continue reading


As I sit here writing this blog post, my mind is being bombarded by the voices of the characters in the novel I’m currently re-writing/editing, ideas burgeoning for the next novel, and the… Continue reading

Influences of my Youth

Of course I’m talking about authors, not groups such as ABBA and Queen – so that’s what happened to my dress sense in my youth, those that know me will say. I lived… Continue reading