Masthead header

Yearly Archives: 2013

The reasons why I chose to self-publish.

Being an IT analyst for many years meant I was always going to over research the whole subject of traditional vs. self-publishing. The more I delved into it, the more I leant towards the latter. The first thing I realised as I read articles and books about producing a novel was that writing is a […]

View full post »

WildArt – Now available for the iPad.

I am excited to announce the release of my first ebook, which is now available for the Apple iPad. It can be viewed and purchased at the following link: WildArt.   WildArt – A Lower Perspective is a simple tribute to the wonderful wildlife I have been fortunate enough to photograph since making the shift from […]

View full post »

Don’t be sentimental about your art.

On Saturday morning as I sat down to write with my usual strong cup of coffee and went through my usual writing rituals and superstitions, I felt great. No, I felt inspired. My muse had arrived early and the writing flowed. Words appeared faster than my digits could exorcise them onto the laptop. Concepts and […]

View full post »

Lessons I’ve learnt from writing my first novel.

  In 2009, I sat down to write with the view of turning writing into an alternative career to the one I’d been stuck in for years. Sound familiar to anyone? I quickly realised that to make it as a full-time writer, I would need to produce a steady stream of novels that people would […]

View full post »

The Clash of Antlers – a very short tale.

The silence as the mist enveloped me was unnerving. Thin slivers of sunlight tried valiantly to burn through the grey gloom around me. It was a black and white day. Icy condensation formed on the back of the camera as my breath quickened. I could see the shadowy form approaching. His roar echoed out ahead of […]

View full post »