Website Redesign

In between drafts of ‘The Message’, with nothing else to write, I decided to redesign my website as it’s about 10 years old and looks it. I stuck with WordPress but decided against designing one from the ground up and go with a theme. After a lot of research I went with ‘Deppo‘ from ‘Theme

A Proposed Rejection Scale

I’m not sure what this says about the current point of my ‘writing journey’ but here’s a post about how rejections could be made easier for the rejector and more meaningful for the rejectee. I got another rejection last week for ‘Blindsided‘, fine, but the rejection email itself was the usual bland, unhelpful, thanks-but-no-thanks. And I

Book Bloggers! Differentiate & diversify your reviews to help shape the future of publishing

If it looks like a traditionally published book, is formatted like a traditionally published book and reads like a traditionally published book, then why not treat it like a traditionally published book? I’ve had this post on my mind for a month or so and then bumped into this (excellent) post – It Isn’t (Always) Personal: a Bloggers

How do I write and what keeps me motivated?

Last month Buzzfeed asked it’s member ‘Tell us how you write, where you write and what keeps you going and you could be featured in a future BuzzFeed post.‘ so I thought I’d note down a couple of comments. In the end I got carried away and wrote the following; I’ve written 3 novels. My

Interview in The Worthing Herald

I was featured in last Thursday’s ‘Worthing Herald‘ on the ‘World of Words’ page which features local writers, poets, groups, events, etc. 10 questions to delve deeper into my writing life…leaving a few questions left over. btw, my girlfriend’s son is not called ‘Hannibal’. The comma and apostrophe’s make it look like her son’s nickname