Blogcademy Class

  When I was a teenager, the internet was pretty rubbish. I basically only used it to print out pictures and make collages for my bedroom wall, to read up about my favourite vampire movies, or to listen to rare Jewel bootlegs. There weren’t many inspiring...

Launch Date

    I’m really excited because my debut novel Dark is the Sea finally has a launch date. It will be released on 12th November and will available to buy here.   The process of researching, writing, editing and publishing this novel has taken far...

Information Overload?

    I have always considered myself to be a voracious reader, especially when it comes to fiction, but recently I’ve had a creeping notion that perhaps this isn’t the case any more. Why? I’m feeling guilty that the internet is taking up my...

Being an Author in the Digital Age

    Earlier in the month I attended a talk about how authors can build a digital platform. Here is a brief summary of what I learnt:   Make sure that you network with people such as other writers and especially other writers in your area. Follow similar...

Have a better writing day

  Long gone are the days when writers were supposed to find inspiration in the bottom of a bottle of booze. If you have ever read some of the daily rituals of famous writers, you might be put off. I for one, like to read how people I admire have accomplished...

Survival

  She woke up with a start. The cup of water had knocked over and was dribbling down her skirt. She stood up, stumbling, hands flapping at the darkened, wet fabric and cursed under her breath. The wind was picking up; the branches were swaying and rustling,...

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