Short story shortlistee!

Try saying that title fast!

Last year I entered a story in the Writing Magazine 2013 New Subscribers’ Short Story Competition. Not being a natural in the short story writing department, I’d given it a go anyway. Writing in a mode that’s difficult for you is excellent practice and really exercises your writing muscles. I […]

Telling people about your treasure

Having mixed with book people – writers, editors, agents, publishers, literary consultants and commentators – for three years before I published my first book, INCEPTIO, I knew it would be a slog to make it known to the reading public.

Amongst others, Catherine Ryan Howard’s excellent blog gave me wisdom, knowledge and tough love about […]