You Can’t Stay Here

You Can’t Stay Here

I had drafted a post a few days ago, but events are changing so rapidly in the UK and Europe, it’s out of date before I put it up. Anyway, you can’t stay here, nor can I. Like sharks, we have to keep moving or we die, so how am I keeping alive, in writing...
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...
Hot Jupiter

Hot Jupiter

Astronomers have discovered a blue planet which looks like planet Earth 63 million light years away, it’s a gas giant in a class of planets called “hot Jupiters” and scientists describe its atmosphere as “changeable and exotic”. The cold...
This Rough Magic a SyFy Story

This Rough Magic a SyFy Story

This Rough Magic a SyFy Story “What to do if your robotic parents don’t live up to your expectations.” I am so excited about this, and I was fascinated to hear this interview with Richard Manley about his play,¬†This Rough Magic, a syfy story which...
Boilerplates and Handcrafting

Boilerplates and Handcrafting

Writers Readers & Genre I’m talking about meeting genre expectations here, first with my writer’s hat on. Boilerplates and handcrafting, that is, which plot template should you use, are important considerations at the concept stage. As a reader,...