Flat Squirrel Book

It’s out! FLAT SQUIRREL My new book for middle graders, and for grown-ups who never grew up. I had a lot of fun writing it, although there were the tough bits of nailing the story logic and making the prose readable. You’ll find it in the Troubador...
Focus or Die

Focus or Die

Focus or die is a line from my new book, FLAT SQUIRREL, to be published on 28 June this year. It’s in the screenplay too, which I wrote just for fun, since animation studios like to write their own scripts and I’m not inside the magic circle. Yet. Blogging...

Four Stars for Far Out

Big Al’s Books & Pals Top indie review site, Big Al’s Books & Pals, awarded four stars for Far Out. You can imagine how Saffron feels about that, probably the same as I do. Far Out is a YA fantasy about 17 year-old Saffron, whose ambition is to...

Writing Fiction

Announcing the publication of my new book, Writing Fiction – What I Wish I’d Known When I Started. I’ve been pounding away at this game for over ten years, now, like the rest of the world. Everyone will tell you, even editors, if they have time to couch a rejection in...
Costa Rica Screenwriting Retreat with Jacob Krueger

Costa Rica Screenwriting Retreat with Jacob Krueger

Costa Rica has been on my bucket list for decades. When I saw this opportunity to combine Costa Rica with screenwriting, I couldn’t resist. To be honest, I felt a bit daunted to launch off into the unknown. I spent the whole flight worrying about whether I had...
Gates of Hades The Movie

Gates of Hades The Movie

Open The Gates of Hades please pay the boatman here, for your ride to hell Update June 28 2016 Are you ready to meet your fate? The Gates of Hades are open. Prepare to meet your doom! LOL. But before you go, please support me in making my first ever feature movie....