Handyman Wanted Part 2

Continuing the story from last Sunday. I had a vague idea where it was going but now it seems to have taken on a life of its own. What do you think it will turn out to be – a ghost story? romance? murder? I’ll let you know next week when the characters have told …

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When is a book not a book?

Although books in some form have been around for centuries, it was only in 1935 that paperbacks as we know them were first published. The Penguin series provided a source of good quality literature using a cover of pulped paper rather than the traditional hardback, and opened up books to the mass market at a …

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Writer’s block – The blank page

As a writer I’m often asked how to overcome writer’s block. You sit down full of enthusiasm and a blank screen stares back at you, daring your fingers to touch the keyboard, or your pen to destroy the pristine surface of a blank sheet of paper. Fortunately, this is something I’ve never found a problem; …

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Alien Birth and Weird and Peculiar Tales

With so many people on lockdown, escape for a short while to a world of fantasy. For a FEW DAYS only, the price of our collection of short stories, ‘Weird and Peculiar Tales’ will be reduced to 99p/99c. Even if it's not a genre you usually enjoy, there really is something for everyone. Check out …

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