August Author Update

August! Really? Another month has come around the summer almost lost. The prospect of cooler days and darkening nights only entices me further into a world of typed words. A bit of snow is now less of a dream. I have had a busy couple of months applying dramatic touches to Nimbus — The Theatre […]

June Author Update

Nimbus Takes Shape Don’t rush. Take your time. Enjoy. I might have these words stencilled to my eyelids because my fingers aren’t listening. No matter how hard I try to rein them in, they’re off. Tip-tap-tip-tap-tip-tap goes the keyboard like hailstones on a tin roof. Must be a storm coming. Perhaps there is? I have […]

March Author Update

The Beast from the East, bad weather to you and me, has swept away. All of a sudden, England has morphed from white to almost-green. Is Spring in the air? As for me, I’ve been editing, editing, editing like the industrious literary beaver I am. The Theatre of The Moon – Nimbus takes greater shape […]

February Author Update

These posts are usually reserved for my Facebook Author Page, but as seen as I’m here less and less, I thought this might explain. February Author Update Where’s the year going! Second month in and as busy as ever. Thanks to almost a month of categorising, tagging and collating information, we have lift-off… well, almost. […]

50 Word Stories – The Urge

This uncontrollable urge pulls at my fingers like lassoed stations racing away determined to resist capture. They draw me elsewhere. Their closing grip grows tighter. I am too weak to resist, a slave to myself. It feels good. It’s over now. My subject lies dead. I’ll write some more tomorrow.

When Marnie Was There

For the first time in the four and a half years since I left work to write, I took two hours off during the day to watch television. I’m a huge Studio Ghibli fan and saw one of their latest movies, When Marnie Was There, advertised to be on over lunchtime. I hadn’t seen it […]

The Writing Process (Kiss and Tell)

The Writing Process (Kiss and Tell) That really is my hand and I want no unauthorised use of it. These last few weeks, I have undertaken a writing marathon. Whilst awaiting the cover and final layouts of book two of The Eternals trilogy, Hunter Hunted, I decided to crack on with unfinished storytelling business. Today, […]