Category archives: Press

The 2016 Fishing Magic Writing Competition

I’m pleased to report that my short story Old Monastery Pool has placed third in the 2016 Fishing Magic Writing Competition! A huge thanks to Fishing Magic, the panel of judges and congratulations to Altamash Kabir and Ian Nesbitt who placed first and second respectively. This is my second writing-related prize, the first being Best Short… continue reading »

Losing my (blog tour) virginity

Here’s a little article I wrote about the Wye blog tour. It originally appeared on the Writing East Midlands website, here. Momentum. I read lots of articles about book promotion and marketing, and I see that word used all the time. But what does momentum actually mean? And, if it’s so important, do I need to… continue reading »

The Wye Blog Tour

Guess what?! Wye is getting it’s very own blog tour! Between the 8th and 14th of August lots of lovely book bloggers will be hosting reviews, interviews, guest posts and much more, all in a bid to help promote the book. As a kind of hub for the whole exercise… continue reading »

The Writers’ Conference 2015

Yesterday I attended the Writing East Midlands Writers’ conference at Nottingham University. It was amazing! I met so many interesting people, learned so much at the various talks and also picked up a load of freebies which is always a bonus! However, the real highlight was sitting on the Reaching Young… continue reading »