What was your daily writing practice like before March 2020? Before the pandemic struck?
While Oldham is still in lockdown, other parts of the UK are loosening their grip. The British Museum opened yesterday…
Thank you for visiting Day 4 of LockdownTown. If you were looking for Day 2 and 3, don’t bother. Like…
Subtext is implicit. Subtext is a gradual understanding of meaning behind the text that develops as the story unfolds. Subtext can be something we turn to when we have nothing else.
Oldham gets a lot of bad press, including misrepresentation from Nigel Farage this week claiming that many areas in Oldham are ‘no-go areas’. It just so happens that the venue for my author event was smack bang in the centre of one of these areas. Alexandra Park, a beautiful Victorian space in the heart of Oldham, is often pitched by racists as somewhere race war battles are in full force every day of the week.
The mass market paperback of Perfect Ten was released this week and WH Smiths, Asda and Sainsbury’s have agreed to stock it.
Never, ever let anyone tell you that you are too old to start a writing career. You have something to say. Say it.
I am very pleased to tell you that the mass market paperback of Perfect Ten is released in 4th April…
inishing the first draft of a novel is a great feeling. You have worked on the story, lived with the characters and in their world for a significant amount of time – but what’s next?
The Air Inbetween. Sometimes it’s what you don’t write that counts.