Blogging for the Reluctant

    Are you a keen fiction writer, but a reluctant blogger? Or perhaps you’re still refusing? Here are my…

On ignoring writing advice

    Write every day. Write when you can. Just write. Plan first. It’s so contradictory. Who should you listen…

Word-counts. Meh

I get that for some people, word-counts are a Jedi mind trick. They’re a way of disciplining yourself to write…

Balancing hope

It’s done. Salt Magic, Skin Magic – my m/m fantasy romance set in Yorkshire in 1851 – is finished and…

The Tudor Hogwarts

Before Hogwarts, before Ursula Le Guin’s school for wizards on Roke, did you know that a real academy that taught…