I have finished writing my debut thriller and am currently seeking agent representation. 

Here are my blog posts about writing:



10 things I’ve learned about social media in 1 month

10 useful writing tips for bloggers

How I write book reviews

My 1st blog birthday!

My 300th blog post

My 500th blog post

A-Z of my blog!

The pros and cons of NetGalley

Why do you follow or unfollow a blog?


The writing process

5 myths about writing fiction

There’s a book inside my head…

Recipe for a psychological thriller!

Fiction – tie up the loose ends or leave us with a mystery?


Creative writing

‘I have triumphed / Fought the advancing centuries and won.’ [my poem about Newark Castle]

Who is lurking in the red mist? [extract from a fragment of novel written in 2007]

Muse: a poem [tribute to the band Muse]

You Lost Me, I Found You [a life story]

Series about the awkward moments in life: Pavement battles, Touching hands, Horrible cooking, No name.

Hamlet’s Bookish Poem [in honour of Shakespeare’s birthday]

The Eye [a short story]

She Dreams of Diggers [a short story]

Procrastination: a poem

Nightmare in Terrortubby Land [a Halloween story]

Cold dark mornings: a poem

Carrot soup: a poem-recipe

Cookies: a poem-recipe

Dystopia 2020: a poem

Lockdown: a poem

No Such Thing as a Free Donut: a poem

Risk: a poem

Let’s go read a book: a poem

A paperback, an e-book and an audiobook walk into a bar


Author interviews

Luke Richardson, author of Kathmandu


If you go to the home page, you can see all of my most recent posts.