Draft 3 – Interferences 0

It happened. I finished the Fantasy Novel draft. The End happened. (So did cake.) ‘The Novel With Dragons*’ Fantasy stands at eight-six thousand words– no it’s not done. That figure doesn’t include the ten or so thousand words in notes and fifteen thousand odd in research folders. And while we’re at it, can we not…


Convention Fever

Here’s where you’ll find me in 2019 July 13th Edge Lit 8 The Quad, Derby As well as exploring the event’s outstanding content, I’ll be hosting the Welcome event at Derby’s Edge-Lit 8. Science Fiction and Fantasy is always a welcoming genre, but turning up to an event without knowing anyone can be daunting.  This…


Distaff A Science Fiction Anthology by Female Writers – The Cover.

Distaff is an all female science fiction anthology. By all, we mean everything from concept to cover, the stories within are both written by and edited by women. It’s been an amazing project. Not only do I have a story in the science fiction anthology due out in August, but I also designed the cover….


Is This Planet Earth?

I’m all about getting away from writing every now and again because it’s usually where the inspiration happens. Breaking from the norm refreshes my think meats, it gives me a different perspective so when I’ve got the time I try to explore. Life at home is being particularly challenging at the moment so Is this…


East Riding Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing Day School

With November’s HumberSFF now a happy memory, there’s lots on the horizon to make sure that 2019 will be a busy one. While not all of it involves writing, it’s still going to be a fun year for me. To start, I’m delivering a Writing Day School at the East Riding Theatre, Beverley. As Beverley’s…