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A long apprenticeship

I spent last year putting together my collection of short stories – the product of ten years of writing. It’s a long apprenticeship. Some have seen the light of day a few times, having been entered into a wide range of competitions over the years. Minor successes: shortlisted, and a couple published in anthologies. Short… Read More A long apprenticeship

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We’re in the money …

My last a royalty statement from The History Press contained a pleasant surprise. Instead of the usual modest amount – double figures, it was into triple numbers. I looked more closely at the statement to see why Survivor of the Long March, Five Years as a POW (1939-1945), which I co-wrote with Charles Waite, had… Read More We’re in the money …