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I Have a Publication Date!

WEDNESDAY 14TH OCTOBER 2020 Aqua Marine is finally here, swimming to a shore near you. I am so excited to be able to share the official publication date of Book Number 3 in The Faery Tales series – The Faery Tale of Aqua Marine. The first paperback edition will be released on Wednesday 14th October 2020. From this date you will be able to purchase a copy of the book directly from amazon.co.uk but in the...

Introducing Aqua Marine

Faeries, mermaids, dolphins, pirates, and skeletons. These are just some of the new characters you’ll be introduced to in the brand-new book of The Faery Tales series coming soon. The challenge for me when approaching a new instalment is to ensure I am bringing readers new and engaging personalities to meet, while at the same time making sure the original names of the previous books still have their own important...

Exciting countdown to the new book cover reveal …

The Faery Tale of Aqua Marine has been a long time in the making. I sketched out a skeleton plan for the story straight after completing The Faery Tale of Amy Thyst, and always intended to release a new book each year. Unfortunately life got in the way, and due to changes in my personal circumstances, publication goals had to be put on hold. It is therefore a momentous occasion for me to finally be back in the game...

4 Books That Actually Changed Your Life

Can you name 4 books that actually changed your life? I don’t mean 4 books that you just enjoyed reading. I would hope you could name a hundred books you loved more than that. What I’ve been challenged to do is identify 4 books that actually had a recognisable life altering impact on me as a person. I needed a little time to sit and think about this, but in the end I did indeed realise that 4 of my reads had...

Writing Your Book: Tips on Getting Started

Over the past month, where due to the unusual world circumstances, many of us have found ourselves having extra time at home on our hands, I have received quite a few e-mails from young aspiring writers asking me for advice. I have found myself repeating the same steps in my replies to everyone on the ways I approach my own writing. This brought me to the thought that it might prove useful to outline my points in a...

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