14
Mar
2019
Pen and ink

The Writing Life

My Morning Writing Routine

I wake up around 06:12 if I am good and 06:44 if I am lazy. I don’t need an alarm, it’s the same every day

14
Mar
2019

Author Events Heart of Glass

Unboxing Heart of Glass from Penguin Random House box for Booksigning event

Watch me “unbox”. No, really. It’s called unboxing. My movie is a Norwegian indie arthouse film noir, with eerie music. (That’s my one line hook).

07
Mar
2019

Heart of Glass

Interview with Los Angeles Review of Books (China Channel) now out!

I was interviewed by the LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS (China Channel) and it’s now out. “Writing about Asia or Asians is naturally something close

25
Feb
2019

Author Events Cry of the Flying Rhino Heart of Glass

How to sell your books at WHSmith Booksigning event in 10 steps

…without breaking the bank. Here’s my blow by blow account with HOT TIPS on how to organise booksigning at WHSmith, sell to total strangers and get

23
Jan
2019

Author Events Heart of Glass

Book Signing at WHSmith, Southside Mall, Wandsworth, London

Sat 16 Feb 2019 from 2:30pm – 4:30pm I will be signing Heart of Glass at WHSmith in Wandsworth Southside Mall, SW London. Come and say

16
Jan
2019

Book reviews The Reading Life

Money, job, marriage: you happy now?

Behavioural scientist Paul Dolan in his new book Happy Ever After: Escaping the Myth of the Perfect Life by Paul Dolan (out 17 January 2019)

31
Oct
2018

Heart of Glass The Writing Life

5 EXCLUSIVE TOP TIPS on How to Write Asian or Non-White Characters and Smash the Stereotypes!

Without risk of cultural appropriation or misrepresentation or just being plain offensive. Diversity is a buzzword we all may at some point encounter. I have

20
Jul
2018

Author Events Heart of Glass

PHOTOS OR IT DIDN’T HAPPEN! Reading/Book Signing @South Kensington Books Wed 18/7/18

Missed the book signing and reading? Watch here!   NOW AVAILABLE HERE: Paperback: amazon.co.uk Kindle eBook UK Paperback: amazon.com Kindle eBook US

Heart of Glass News Published work

Heart of Glass: we have a PUBLICATION DATE!

The eagerly anticipated Heart of Glass will be out on or around Tuesday 5 June 2018. Watch out! The ‘Eighties are back. If you do

Book reviews Cry of the Flying Rhino Guest Posts Literary places News Published work The Reading Life

GUEST POST: “Who will win when the lore of the Borneo jungle takes on the law of the white man?” by Bill Colegrave

A warm welcome to my guest, the legendary Bill Colegrave, who has collected and been inspired by travel books for more than four decades. He