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I'm blogging my way through the day to day angst of setting down one word after another in the pursuit of publication in its myriad forms. I am fascinated by how creative people can so often get in their own own way and how this impinges output. I am currently working on a non-fiction project centred around the issues of productivity for creatives. I also write short stories and flash fiction and freelance sometimes and have been known to write for food. My first book 'What We Didn't Say' is a collection of my best and most successful short stories and is available in print and Kindle formats via Amazon. I am also published by Ether Books Ltd digitally on their apps for Smartphones and tablets. I am also delighted to be one of the Writing West Midlands Room 204 cohort for 2014/15. By day I do something creativity sapping in operations management.

I have a dog, what writer doesn't? OK well, maybe the cat writer people have cats - anyway he's a Plotthound - what else? I write about him sometimes too. Occasionally I have a bit of a rant about life and other stuff, but mostly I write about writing, creativity and what I'm up to.

#mywritingprocess A very quick shout out about a great post from Bec Evans at On The Write-Track blog regarding writing habits and writing before the dog gets up –love it! It’s part of the […]

Breaking the seal on a new Moleskine, creamy pages calling out to corral the words galloping through my mind. Anticipation of a new project, wondering where it will lead, what answers it […]

A Little Bit Idyllic

Wind whipped trees, shiver and sway, slim silhouettes painted on a backdrop of pewter sky where glowering clouds congregate on the horizon and their big bellies jockey and jostle for position. Under […]