“Thoughts on books, the writing process and how to live a creative life”



What I’m working on, character info,  story background, giveaways.


Thoughts on living a creative  and fulfilling life.


What works best for me, from idea to publication.


I read lots of books! Check out my latest favourties.



Lucid Dreaming: Ancient Skill or Modern Fad?

Everyone dreams: not everyone dreams lucidly, but it's there for those who want to step into a world (many worlds) where anything is possible. Here is the gateway to all possible futures, and the answers, if we persist, to all possible questions.





Digging into the guts: writing into the fire

It’s staringly obvious to anyone who takes more than about three minutes to read the facts of her life that the woman whom we know best as the Maid of Orléans was neither a peasant girl nor a visionary...



My best books for Christmas 2017

Happy Hogmanay. Or if you're from anywhere north of John O'Groats or south of Gretna Green, Happy New Year. And, as is (almost) traditional, here's a round-up of the best books of 2017, fiction and non-fiction.


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