As a writer, one of my favourite parts of the job is world building. Since falling in love with reading, I’ve always relished diving into a new book and discovering the world that I find around me. The task of creating my own worlds for others to discover is the closet I’ll get to being […]

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Stephen King wrote, “If you haven’t got time to read, you haven’t got time to write.” In 2016 I read 50 books and wrote 2 myself. I hope to read 100 next year and write 2 more. This is A Year in Books! As a child I hated reading. Couldn’t see the point. I’d rather […]

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A second, brand NEW short story extract from The Madison Chronicles: The Woman Who Labelled Everything… The Woman Who Labelled Everything is the tale of Estelle Gautreau, an obsessive, compulsive hoarder and her enormous personal collection. Estelle has everything she desires in the world: expensive furniture, silverware, paintings, jewellery; riches and extravanganses beyond measure. But, […]

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So, I’ve almost finished my second novel. Book One of The Madison Chronicles, Sadie Madison and the Boy In The Crimson Scarf Each of the five books in the series is written about the Madison family; Michael and Larissa, and their three children; Natalie, Sadie and Joshua. They live in a marvelous house, at the […]

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Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson’s Fighting Fantasy series has got a lot to answer for… As a child I hated reading. Really hated it. I couldn’t think of anything worse. I’m sure I was even guilty of saying, “What’s the point in reading a book when you can watch the film?” These days I’ll stop […]

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