Crossing The Tees Short Story Award I don’t write a lot of short stories. I had a brief spell of writing some when I first became a full time writer three years ago, some of which can be found on my website, but it’s never been a passion of mine. As it’s my job, I … More Crossing The Tees Short Story Award
Launched Into The Unknown I’m at a bit of a loss today. For the past couple of years, amongst other projects, I have been working on my fourth novel, Troll Life. The humorous tale of an online troll being exposed, and having to work in the very call centre he has been trolling, has been … More Launched Into The Unknown
“Do you ever get children misbehaving in here?” asked Bumper. “All the time, they’re all on glue these days. Those that aren’t on drugs.” We were sat at a table in the annexe of the library where the educational books were. Mr Wright sat on one side of the table, the three of us on … More Leg It (Part fifty-one)
“I’m his father, Pete.” “How come, I thought he never knew his Dad?” “He didn’t, in fact he still doesn’t know the truth.” Tim told me the whole story. “It’s not something I’m proud of, you have to understand how lonely I was. I had friends, mostly down the shipyards, your Dad included. I always … More Leg It (Part fifty)
I mentioned a couple of days ago that I will be appearing at the Sunderland Literature and Creative Writing Festival. Today I was lucky enough to get invited along to the official launch photoshoot alongside fellow authors Sheila Quigley, Holly Sterling and Iain Rowan. As all of my previous ‘official’ photos were taken either in … More Getting my face in the paper.