Why I won’t be trying to sell you my next book

My dear friends, It's blog time. A very rare event, I know. Firstly, an apology Sorry it's been a while, I've been busy as you all have, I suspect. I won't dwell too much on the strangeness of recent times, other than to say it's hard for lots of people, I've found it hard too, …

Enjoying the Craft of Writing

Greetings. While I've just posted exciting news on the plans for a #vss365 anthology, I haven't updated the blog on writing progression (or lack of it) for some time. An update What have the last few months entailed? The tragic loss of a friend which hit me fairly hard as he was full of life, …

Spotlight: Flash Dogs–The Return! | Flash! Friday (Previous article)

Spotlight: Flash Dogs–The Return! We had the privilege of interviewing the FlashDogs back at the beginning of 2015 with the launch of their first anthology. When I saw they’d survived that inaugural attempt, I was impressed. But when rumors (oops, sorry guys, rumours) began circulating of a second anthology? Er, make that a two-part anthology?! Madness. And since we …

The Greatest Gift

A few months ago, I got word of the greatest gift any writer can be given. No, it wasn't a mega-bucks contract and a film deal. For those things are not really important. This was magnatudes more precious to me. Someone who I hold in the highest regard (both as a friend and incredibly talented writer,) …