Self-Published Fantasy Month is Here!

Self-Published Fantasy Month is Here!

Today kicks off Self-Published Fantasy Month, admirably conceived and curated by these wonderful people, and it seems as good an excuse as any to get me blogging again. I’ve been inspired to read a few specifically indie books from my mountainous pile this...
How Heller Inspired Me

How Heller Inspired Me

Joseph Heller, known for Catch-22. WW2 vet turned writer of novels, screenplays and short stories and academic. At the age of 17 or so, we were tasked with comparing two books for the English A-Level: Joseph Heller’s Catch 22 and Louis De Bernieres’ Captain Correlli’s...
Beach junk, zombies and where stories come from…

Beach junk, zombies and where stories come from…

Every writer is regularly asked the question of where their ideas come from. And every writer has difficulty answering it, because creativity is, by its nature, not designed. I had someone call on my entry phone this morning that helped illustrate my process, though....