for writers and readers….

America’s another country: they do things differently there — so don’t make assumptions

I wrote this post on another blog back in 2010 and when I came across it the other day I thought it was still interesting and still relevant. Hope you … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · 7 Comments

My Writing Process – Blog Tour

First of all, a big thank you to Laura Wilkinson for suggesting that I take part in this tour. Laura writes two very different types of fiction – erotic romance … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

Coffee, tea and books by the sea — tomorrow afternoon

Just a reminder about the Brighton Fringe event starring 10 local authors and me. May 18th 2.30 pm to 5 pm And it’s in Hove actually. I’m on late in … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Going on holiday this year? Read a novel about your destination for free

  I love reading fiction about places I know, have visited or plan to visit and TRIPFICTION is a one stop shop to find out what’s available. You can search … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Why you SHOULD judge a book by its cover

Self or indy publishing offers a of lot of possibilities to writers, but there are many pitfalls too. A recent article on The Huffington Post explores the depths that the … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

London’s deadly fog

60 YEARS AGO today London  was smothered  in a deadly smog. It was bitterly cold and very calm: no wind blew away the toxic air. Instead it lay over the … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · 5 Comments

WIN a copy of A GOOD CONFESSION result

Drum roll. Nervous shuffling of feet. It gives me great pleasure to announce….oh wait, apology first…so sorry for the delay in revealing who has won a hardback copy of A … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

Only a few more days to go for your chance to win!

Leave a comment (a simple “Ah!” will do nicely) and you stand a chance of winning a copy of A GOOD CONFESSION in a raffle that’s running until October 31st. … Continue reading

October 28, 2012 · 2 Comments


For the month of October I’m running a raffle to win a copy of A GOOD CONFESSION – all you have to do is make a comment on one of … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · 2 Comments