Happy 3rd Anniversary to ‘Esther Bligh’

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It’s three years, now, since my novella, ‘Esther Bligh’, was launched into the world. I’m not sure if you call this an anniversary or a birthday. ‘Birthday’, I suppose, if…

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American Journal Story Acceptance

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I am very pleased to have had my first submission acceptance from an American magazine. My story, ‘A Spell for Letting Go’, will be published in the next issue of…

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Happy Publication to Seaborne Magazine… and to my story ‘How to Cross the Ocean on the Back of a Sea-Monster…’ (catchy title!)

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It’s always a cause for celebration for writers when a new literary magazine is launched, and I’m thrilled to have my story ‘How to Cross the Ocean on the Back…

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Reviews…again

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As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve recently joined Goodreads. If you want to make the most of it, either as a reader or author, I can see you…

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Review of Writing, 2020

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Summarizing my writing achievements of the previous twelve months is something I usually do around the New Year. As with everything lately, I’m rather behind (due to lockdown torpor, general…

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Cinnamon Literature Award 2020 – Long List

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Something from before Christmas, that I didn’t post, but want to, as I was very pleased about it……delighted, in fact, to have my latest finished work included on the long…

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Catching up…

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Wishing all my readers and followers a better year ahead. And thank you for all your support. Seem to have got behind with my posts, owing to winter torpor (pandemic…

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Pushcart Prize Nomination!

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I am thrilled to be among Arachne Press’s nominations for next year’s Pushcart Prize. This is for my story ‘Ballast’, which featured in their ‘Time and Tide’ anthology. It’s a story I was…

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