I Finally Get To Do a #Shelfie

Hellooo! I can’t quite believe I’m saying this (where HAS the first quarter of the year…

‘Second Novel Syndrome’ & a New Short Story Market

A cheesy photo of me in this month’s Cotswold Life magazine After much wailing and gnashing…

‘A Wartime Secret’ – Paperback Giveaway

Update: The winner of my book + chocolate (drawn this morning by random wheel name spinner…

A Pekingese, A Paperback and Pocket Novel News

Hello, how are you all? The picture of Eric the Pekingese, who was ‘robbed’ of Best…

Chippy Theatre On-Line Auction: Manuscript Critique from Me!

Chipping Norton Theatre, where I teach two of my daytime classes, is holding an on-line auction…

A Turn Up For the Books, as The Books Turn Up

One day last week a parcel arrived and I opened it in a distracted way and…

How to Distraction-Proof Your Mind

I’ve been away for a little while because, for the past fortnight (and honestly, it feels…

Reviewing The Reviews

Thanks to everyone who entered the 1940s giveaway in the last post. The winner, chosen by…