December 2013 will not only bring the usual merriment of Christmas and festive cheer, but also the publication launch of Pulp Idol Firsts 2013. This is a book filled with wonderful first chapters from up and coming writers, including myself, Clare Doran, and Sarah Tarbit. This will be an exciting event for not only thoseContinue reading “Pulp Idol Firsts!”
Last month I entered a competition for first chapters in the Liverpool based literary festival, Writing on The Wall. I gave it a go for the experience of reading my own work aloud, which as I experienced is much more nerve-wracking than reading someone else’s. You also get to read in front of a panelContinue reading “WoW! A Finalist.”
Working my way through this novel about Liverpool’s buildings before and during WW2. Thanks to fellow writer Rick Rowe-Davies for the recommendation! Find his website here http://rickrowedavies.wordpress.com Come back soon and visit the Reading page for a review and if and how it has helped me with Cormorano. N.
We are all in a certain place at a specific moment in time. As you may have guessed I love using images in writing and creating a sense of place. Scenes in fiction have to be set somewhere; not only does setting characterise it can also dramatise a piece of writing. Setting can make yourContinue reading “Where Are You?”
My latest project has led me back in time to my family’s heritage and so far it has been thoroughly enjoyable. Admittedly, researching a piece is one of my favourite elements of writing. I like to write about the things that have shaped our lives, whether they be happy or sad, but most of all IContinue reading “Back In Time”