25
Mar
2019

The Writing Life

Are there any Benefits of having a Penpal in this Digital Age?

Recently I tweeted a memory I had of my penpal when I was 12 and I was astonished when today it’s so far had 80

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

30
Jan
2019

The Writing Life Uncategorised

Finding Time to Write When You Think You Have No Time? Here’s How.

CAVEAT: Firstly, it is not time that has to be made. There are only 24 hours, you can’t make any more. Secondly, it is words

30
Jan
2019

The Writing Life Uncategorised

Can You Write a Book while having Full-time Job and Children? Do the quiz and find out!

1/ Can you sit down for 20-40 minutes? This can be either days, nights, weekends, holidays, whenever. At any point can you sit down and

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

The Writing Life

Why do I Write or Feel I Must Write?

Because it is very stupid. I could be doing a million other things, enjoyable things, non enjoyable things, things which could even make money. As

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

Cry of the Flying Rhino: A new review!

This is a FaceBook review for which I was pleased to receive the “notification”. I was nervous as it is the first review by a

General The Writing Life

The Myth of Sisyphus: Is it Why Writers Write?

The Myth of Sisyphus is an essay by Albert Camus. Sisyphus was the legendary king of Corinth in ancient Greece who was condemned to eternally rolling

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6 Things I’ve Learned about Being a Published Author

My aim had always been to be a published author. I have achieved my aim. Now what? Writing a novel or two is the biggest