Changing Direction

Changing Direction

Let’s talk about 2022. I’ve got a lot happening next year. I’m planning an updated version of my dystopian futuristic YA, Far Out. The rewrite is nearly finished. Next is my Paranormal Romance, Twin Flames, then Book 2 of my Dark Forest Dryad urban...
Pure Escapism

Pure Escapism

The past two years have been grim and the UK is not getting back to normal any time soon, although many of us are making an effort. I’m not going to dwell on the ‘P’ word, only to say the rest of the world is moving on but the UK is still mired in...
Why Cake Is Like A Book

Why Cake Is Like A Book

Cake. Now I’ve got your attention, I’ll explain, but first, what’s your favourite? Do you tell your friends when you tasted cake that, oh my god, was so good?  Did they ask why you liked it?  How about holidays, food, and restaurants? ...
Fictional Assortment

Fictional Assortment

What’s everybody doing? Is your holiday reading different or do you stay with your genres but stack up the titles? The virus rules, spreading confusion with it. UK and world media chatter about post-pandemic but nobody really knows what that’s going to...
One Size Fits All

One Size Fits All

You’re trying to be original, but pivot on the idea of one size fits all. In other words, writing genre, but you still have to fail fast, fail often, and pivot, they say. Rinse and repeat until you find what readers like. Inspired by the early adopters of agile...