From Small Beginnings…A New Novel

I’m a writer – that naturally means I have a number of projects going on at once. Thanks to the Faber Academy, I now have another on my plate. Last Friday’s QuickFic prompt was an instant success.


Within a couple of hours, I’d written and edited a 250-word piece which introduced two of my favourite characters I’ve ever written. It’s still in the very early stages, but I’m very excited. If you want to keep up to date with how it’s going, though, you’ll have to sign up for my newsletter.

I don’t think I’ve been this excited about a project since Stones in the Road, and that’s saying something. I’m looking forward to taking the journey with these new characters, and ultimately to bringing you along with me.


Faber QuickFic: Falling Apart

Today’s Faber QuickFic prompt was interesting – not least because I managed to write something. I have been on the fence with most forms of writing over the past five weeks or so. QuickFic is a great initiative, because it keeps me writing. I’m sure it does that for a number of others, but I am particularly grateful. I don’t think I would have written for pleasure today if not for QuickFic.  Continue reading