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Writing friends

Just to update you on the Wilbur Smith prize. I was one of five writers shortlisted for the Unpublished Adventure Novel of the Year, from an entry of more than 250 from 60 different countries. I attended an amazing awards ceremony at the Stationers…

Pathway to the Gods

September blog This month I thought you might like to know how my historical/adventure novel Pathway To The Gods came into being. A question many authors are asked is: “Where do you get your ideas?” With me, it’s either from a place I’ve visited…

August 2018

Celebrity, editing and regular writing What a month we’ve had – The World Cup, Wimbledon tennis, Open golf, Tour de France cycling, record temperatures, thunder and lightning! We’ve also had road and rail chaos, more Brexit and … Cliff Richard.             I will state…

Take a Break!

I know we’re having some wonderful weather here in the UK at the moment but I’m not talking about a holiday break; rather taking a break from writing. I’m sure you already appreciate how important it is to incorporate regular breaks into your writing…

Celebrating

June 2018 I hope you don’t mind if I share some really good news with you, fellow writers. I’ve been shortlisted for an international novel-writing competition. I had recently decided that I would dedicate the rest of this year in researching and then self-publishing…

Writing with Passion

Apologies for the blog being a few days later than usual. But I used the topic below on one of my classes this week and I didn’t want them to have a sneak preview.  The topic is PASSION. Definitions: Strong emotion or enthusiasm Any…

April Blog