The Eternity Mirrors Series, Turning Ideas Into Words

Why I chose to self-publish

The publishing industry has changed a lot over the last 15 years. When I did my degree (2004-07), self-publishing really wasn’t an option. Editors, cover designers, and marketing experts were all focused primarily on working with publishing companies, rather than directly with authors.

The Eternity Mirrors Series

Big Announcement!

I am taking my first steps into the world of self-publishing and I am so proud to announce that...

Turning Ideas Into Words

What I Wish I Had Known Before I Started My First Novel

In October 2019, I finally reach the last page of the first draft of my first novel. I learned a lot while I worked on it, and am learning even more now as I continue through the editing process.

Geekery

How will Covid-19 influence our stories for years to come?

I don’t know about anyone else, but as lockdown restrictions in the UK continue to lift, I have been left with a feeling of, “Well… that happened.” Already, life is returning to something that can pass as normal, but with some subtle differences which remind us that, as a society, we have been through something… Continue reading How will Covid-19 influence our stories for years to come?

Lockdown Antics

Keep Going, Keep Writing: Week Six – Once Upon A Time

For however long the lockdown continues (in the UK at least), I am throwing out weekly writing exercises/prompts for anyone and everyone to respond to. Here’s how it works: I’ll post a prompt on Fridays and you just let your imagination take over from there. When you have a story you’re happy with, post it… Continue reading Keep Going, Keep Writing: Week Six – Once Upon A Time

Lockdown Antics

Keep Going, Keep Writing: Week Five – Dialogue

For however long the lockdown continues (in the UK at least), I am throwing out weekly writing exercises/prompts for anyone and everyone to respond to. Here’s how it works: I’ll post a prompt on Fridays and you just let your imagination take over from there. When you have a story you’re happy with, post it… Continue reading Keep Going, Keep Writing: Week Five – Dialogue

Lockdown Antics

Keep Going, Keep Writing: Week Four – Picture Prompts

For however long the lockdown continues (in the UK at least), I am throwing out weekly writing exercises/prompts for anyone and everyone to respond to. Here’s how it works: I’ll post a prompt on Fridays and you just let your imagination take over from there. When you have a story you’re happy with, post it… Continue reading Keep Going, Keep Writing: Week Four – Picture Prompts

Lockdown Antics

Keep Going, Keep Writing: Week Three – Three Questions

For however long the lockdown continues, I am throwing out weekly writing exercises/prompts for anyone and everyone to respond to. Here’s how it works: I’ll post a prompt on Fridays and you just let your imagination take over from there. When you have a story you’re happy with, post it to your own website with… Continue reading Keep Going, Keep Writing: Week Three – Three Questions

Lockdown Antics

Keep Going, Keep Writing: Week Two – Drabble Fiction

For however long the lockdown continues (in the UK at least), I am throwing out weekly writing exercises/prompts for anyone and everyone to respond to. Here’s how it works: I’ll post a prompt on Fridays and you just let your imagination take over from there. When you have a story you’re happy with, post it… Continue reading Keep Going, Keep Writing: Week Two – Drabble Fiction

Lockdown Antics

Keep Going, Keep Writing: Week One – Short-Story Tennis

I think we can all agree that these days we need things in our lives to keep us going. Things to fill great swathes of time that we now have on our hands. With that in mind, I think now would be a really good time for us to share writing exercises and prompts that… Continue reading Keep Going, Keep Writing: Week One – Short-Story Tennis