I've been woefully neglecting this blog, but there were extenuating circumstances, honestly. I haven't been idle, though. I've got a novel which has been going through various rewrites and every time becomes a little less sunny and a little more sinister. This is interesting for me, because I prefer reading darker, more dramatic stuff (I'm currently …
My top seven personal niggles as a reader - while being fully aware that I have committed some of these crimes as a writer. But not 3, 5, 6 or 7.
Jac Naylor turns up in Cumbria - and she wants Joseph's help.
I need someone to invent my ideal labour-saving device.
A new play is opening in London soon, about the life of the Pre-Raphaelite artist and muse Lizzie Siddall.
When falling in love with your book's hero can be a mistake.
Once a pantser, always a pantser.
Why I love This Is My Jam
I just met a wonderful new man. He's fictional, but you can't have everything.