It’s official: I have The Fear

I have just over 2 months left to finish my first draft of The Mayor. Crap. In an attempt to be positive about this, I've worked out the following: According to my current plan, I only have 8 more chapters left to write. Two of these 'chapters' are actually 1-2 page 'interludes'. I'm about halfway … Continue reading It’s official: I have The Fear


Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 5: Question 5

Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 4. By age, who is your youngest character? Oldest? How about youngest and oldest in terms of when you created them? In terms of actual age, Melora is the youngest. She is just 15 years old at the start of the Part … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 5: Question 5

Three More Characters For You To Meet

The magnificent Brettarts has done it again and drawn three more of my characters for you to meet and greet. They are Eleanor "Nell" Shoar, Old Dickie and Elizabeth "Liz" Moore. Unlike all the other characters you've met so far --all of whom are introduced in Part One of The Mayor -- these three aren't … Continue reading Three More Characters For You To Meet

Some New Characters For You To Meet!

The ever wonderful and very talented Brettarts has drawn two more of my characters for me. They are Craven Winship and Jeremiah Carson. You can check them out on the Meet The Characters Page by clicking here. Here is some more information exclusive to this post that you might be interested in: Craven is the … Continue reading Some New Characters For You To Meet!

Meet The Characters

I have added a new section to The Mayor section of my website entitled 'Meet The Characters'. Here you can see beautiful illustrations of each of my four main characters --Melora, Jaspher, Kale and John -- drawn for me by my wonderful illustrator, Brettarts (read more about him in Affiliates). By clicking a character image you … Continue reading Meet The Characters

The Mayor: Playlist

The eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed that as of early Sunday morning there is a new page on my website underneath the section dedicated to my WIP, The Mayor. It contains a playlist. Yes, as is fashionable nowadays (cheers, Stephenie Meyer) I have decided to share with you the music and songs that have either … Continue reading The Mayor: Playlist

“Redcoat Jack is on the tele.”

Well. That's certainly not a text I was expecting to receive from my writing partner K.F. Goodacre, but receive it I did. Knowing there was only one programme any respecting English person could possibly be watching on this particular Saturday night, I flipped over to BBC One and low and behold, my character Redcoat Jack was indeed on the television! … Continue reading “Redcoat Jack is on the tele.”