A newspaper or a book! Pleased to hear that another anthology of 100 flash fiction stories is being published by Christopher Fielden, and that one of mine has been accepted again. This time the stories are all inspired by news items, hence the title Topically Challenged Volume 1. About My story is called ‘Your call… Read More What’s black and white and red all over?
Thanks to Writing Magazine and an article in their latest issue about Reflex Press. Very pleased to have found another publisher to send my short story collection to. Reflex Press launched in December 2018 as a spin-off from the Reflex flash fiction competition. After two years of running the competition and reading over three thousand… Read More Another submission
This is the new paperback edition of The Little Book of Wiltshire. I’m pleased to see the cover has had a facelift. At least the Westbury White Horse is WHITE now. I like the Eric Ravilious feel to the design and also reminding me of one of those 1950s railway posters. I have managed to… Read More New paperback out
What am I working on? I’ll tell you. A new book which I had planned well before lockdown. A subject very close to home, and, to some extent, ideal for lockdown. Material pretty well on my doorstep, and people to help with research accessible by email, Facetime or zoom. Autumn 2019, I decided to write… Read More Polonies, pasties and pies
A new paperback edition of my book The Little Book of Wiltshire published by The History Press is due out in the summer. I’m pleased with the new cover which is very colourful and appealing – with a hint of the old GWR railway posters. I have updated a few entries and included a few… Read More More Little Books
Even though I did not win the Hall & Woodhouse DLF (DorchesterLitFest) Writing Award, it was still worth the effort of travelling down to Dorset for the ceremony. The beautiful light and airy function room on the first floor of the Duchess of Cornwall Inn in Poundbury was full of supporters, judges and guests, eager… Read More A glass of fizz and a book prize