Five short stories that revolve around milestones in five very different people’s lives. Who these characters are, what they were, or where they go from here is left to the reader’s imagination. Ernest Hemingway insisted that only a small part of the whole story ought to be printed, believing that the bulk of the story … More Five Short Stories Publshed 1 July 2015
Well it took six years but I got confirmation of my degree (2.1) from Bristol University today – now to get on with the writing after that interruption is out of the way!
Hi I wonder if you would consider reviewing my novel “A Face Not Seen.” Since I published the book I have had all 5* reviews, but only 9 (USA + UK) of them, and I feel I need many more to get anywhere,especially with another novel I aim to release in January 2015. I have … More Book reviews
My debut novel A Face Not Seen is released for FREE this Friday 19 Sept 2014 http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00M87LZXO is the link for the FREE OFFER I would so appreciate any help you can grant me in making it a successful launch.If you could download the book, and even pass on the details to your friends I … More my BIG day !!”
This particular day all revolved around a promise I made to a friend, (in acknowledgement of a big favour he did for me a few weeks previously) to collect a car from Coventry and deliver it to a garage workshop in Bristol for him. The only day I could fit in was last Wednesday. I … More A day in the life of an “idiot”
Having many artistic friends (writers, musicians, actors etc.) on Facebook and Twitter I have observed that no matter how successful someone is, criticism and harsh commentary no matter how unwarranted, can really hurt the receiver beyond reason. This little story should help some people cope with the most horrendous and cutting words. I … More Coping with harsh words and criticism
Yesterday I learnt a life lesson for myself which I would like to share with others. Something simple involving communication and the human spirit. I was travelling long distance from South Wales to Cumbria and for a short while I had my own space … More
You can never tell! Sat in a crowded Italian restaurant with a noisy table of Americans next to us, tried to ignore them all night, then struck up a conversation and what nice people. Told them we were going to see ONCE in the West End –the guy told us to rush over to the … More ONCE