Working on Characters Back Story – and then getting distracted.

  Hello my fellow wordsmiths and page turners, It has been along time, and again I must apologise for my hiatus. I have moved house yet again and now live in a flat with my girlfriend Kayla who is the write of :Culture ID  and between our adventures out and my job I have not … More Working on Characters Back Story – and then getting distracted.

B|t|B: What is your Favourite Book Cover Illustration?

Hello my fellow Bookworms and Page Turners. I personally feel that the cover of a book plays a key part of a books success, the trick is finding the right cover in order to sell books to the right people (the cooks target audience of course). Whether you’re a  mum looking for a steamy escape or a kid … More B|t|B: What is your Favourite Book Cover Illustration?

B|t|B: Earthsea – a rival to Tolkien and George RR Martin? – Article by David Mitchell

Hello, my fellow Bookworms and Page turners. For years I have been saying how comic books, manga & anime are under appreciated as a source of storytelling, I can hear the die hard book fans often scoffing even as I write this a week before its due to be published. I find it both innovative, … More B|t|B: Earthsea – a rival to Tolkien and George RR Martin? – Article by David Mitchell

B|t|B : Philip Larkin – Toads: Short Story- Space Hopper the Foolish Astronaut

Hello my fellow Bookworms and Page turners, Earlier this Year I entered a writing competition in order to have a children’s short story published in an anthology to which was part of Toads Revisited, an event to commemorate the work of,  the revered Local Hull/Beverley Wordsmith, Philip Larkin. Unfortunately I didn’t make the cut, and … More B|t|B : Philip Larkin – Toads: Short Story- Space Hopper the Foolish Astronaut

Uncanny Coincidences

“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.” —George Orwell “When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, … More Uncanny Coincidences