Out there

I originally intended this to be a short story entry in a major competition, but ran out of time and missed the deadline. For those who are wondering, the date is not an error; read to the end and you’ll understand why. January 2019. ‘Do you hear the news tonight? Some sort of virus is …

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Handyman wanted. Part 4

Everyday life has a way of weaving itself into my stories. A friend bought and renovated a bar in Malta just in time for the virus lockdown. With sanity slowly resuming, attempt number two was made to launch the grand opening, only to discover the electrics kept cutting out although they had previously been no …

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Character Christmas Presents

Fellow author, Sue Moorcroft raised the question of Christmas presents but in a slightly unusual way. As she so rightly says, it’s bad enough trying to think of what to buy friends and family but how about the characters in your books? Great inspiration for a blog post. Thanks, Sue. Initial thoughts are the narrator …

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