Beta Readers

Working with beta readers is one of the best things a writer can do to improve their manuscript.


Good luck to all my writer friends taking part in Nano this year – and why I’m taking this year out…

Anticipation for Netflix’s Rebecca

Lily James looks as if she might be believable. The first time I read Rebecca, I was immersed so fully that I failed to notice the protagonist had no name – she was me, and I was her.

The Portal

This poem was written as a personal response to unanswered questions after the death of my step son-in-law.


Poem inspired by a visit to the ‘Brighton Donut’ – a sculpture by Hamish Black.