Proof of Light in the Subway

Today was a day that I've been working towards for the past two and a half years. Subway Palliatopia has been such a long project and there were many times that I wondered if it would ever see the light of day. But, as I've said many times ... success is born from perseverance. Finally, … Continue reading Proof of Light in the Subway

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A Year in the Life of a Writer

A Year in the Life ... it's the name of a little tv special that I've watched so many times over the years I've lost count. I find that I need to watch it when I get to certain points of writing. It's something that has connected with me and that I look to when … Continue reading A Year in the Life of a Writer

The YA Book Launch of the Year Looms

Subway Palliatopia is arriving soon Writing a book is a long commitment. It's been over two years since I started writing my newest book and I can finally see some light at the end of the tunnel. Writers will understand that it's a long road to release. A winding, bumpy, foggy, pot-holed road. It's been … Continue reading The YA Book Launch of the Year Looms

The Long Road to Overnight Success + Goals for 2017

The Long Road to Overnight Success + Goals for 2017 This time every year is a time for reflection. Looking back at the year before and forward to the promises of the next. When I started writing I had visions of best sellers and earning enough to enhance my lifestyle. The reality is that writing … Continue reading The Long Road to Overnight Success + Goals for 2017

Changing into 2016

Looking back over my posts for 2015, one thing was obvious. I was very up and down with my post frequency. It was either a feast or a famine and I often felt guilty if I hadn't posted in a while. Finding the time to post regularly has been increasingly hard to achieve as I have juggled … Continue reading Changing into 2016

101 Lessons and Thoughts About Writing

This is a post with a difference. Writing is something I do because I have stories that I want to tell. It’s something I feel compelled to do and it's an escape from the everyday pressures of life. It's where I can roam in a world that I alone create, where I can explore ideas … Continue reading 101 Lessons and Thoughts About Writing

TIME SQUARE | THE SHIFT – Cover reveal

Thanks to everyone who jumped into Portal A - Vote for a Cover Design for TIME SQUARE | THE SHIFT. There was quite a mix of votes, but the most popular draft cover design was Cover D. So, I've made some final creative tweaks to the design and without further ado, I'm very excited to reveal it by … Continue reading TIME SQUARE | THE SHIFT – Cover reveal

Why do I do it?

As a writer, one of the things I feel from time to time most of the time is the worry that I'm wasting my time. It's one of the reasons that I haven't shared with anyone except immediate family and a couple of friends that I write books. Writing is such a private thing where you … Continue reading Why do I do it?

♦ My 2013 New Years Resolutions ♦

#1   Write more                               #2   Escape obscurity #3   Discover word-of-mouth