A bit about me…

Today I published my first novel on Amazon. It’s not groundbreaking, it’s not my best work, but I wanted to test the waters before publishing my baby (The Kingmaker Trilogy) and the only way was to jump in the deep end. The formatting was actually almost harder than the writing of the book, so much…

Harry Potter and the End of Everything

Like many people I was immensely sad when Harry Potter ended. I grew up with the books. They were my companion through some of the most difficult years of my life. I was a very ugly duckling – Hermione hair, owl spectacles, total nerd…those books were an amazing escape for me. They may not have…

A love set pendulous

Having had a really successful day writing I’ve decided to share a small excerpt of my new book with you all. I’m hoping it will be available to buy on Amazon by the end of the month. No doubt there’ll be a release date announced closer to the time! ************* And a voice said in…

Saturday night Hunger Games

This blog post comes to you from my sick bed.  I know, I know…it sounds melodramatic but the truth is I came home from work early today and after not having had a single sick day in the last 2 years that should give you some idea of the gravitas of the situation.  I would…

Some thoughts

I’ve read two stories in the media today that have really made me think about stuff.  The first was about fanfiction, the other was about that Brick woman. Let me first say that I know how she feels.  I’m not beautiful.  Never have been and never will be. My nose is too long for my…