Writing about writing

It’s been a while!

The last couple of months have been pretty hectic for me, which has meant that I've gotten next to no writing done - and as a result, no updates on here either. For anybody curious as to what's kept me so occupied, I'm on the National Executive Committee of the PCS Union. We recently ran… Continue reading It’s been a while!

Writing about writing

New projects

Self-publishing From the Hill of Megiddo has been a learning experience in a lot of ways. If you haven't had a chance to read it yet, then please do feel free to buy a copy from any of these stores. However, here I want to talk about what comes next. Even before I published this… Continue reading New projects

Sample Chapters

Chapter Four

In the warmth of the crematorium, Myles could feel the sweat pooling under his armpits. He knew that there would be visible stains there and so kept his arms tight at his sides. In the moments of silence that the service offered, he became conscious of his breathing. He held his breath to avoid breathing too loudly, only to then realise how odd a long exhale would appear and having to release it in shallow breaths. The priest’s words reached his ears, but he never took them in. He put his hands together when needed, stood and sat on cue, but his thoughts kept wandering. Would as many people turn out for his funeral? What would they say about him? It was a pity that he wouldn’t be able to write his own eulogy. He wouldn’t want this kind of service anyway, with everyone just looking at his coffin and being sad. The prayers went on too long as well, as though they were dragging it out just to throw a bit of faith at the non-believers.

Writing about writing

Pre-order From the Hill of Megiddo now

Exciting times! My debut novel, From the Hill of Megiddo, is coming out soon. The paperback will be available in the next 3-5 days, and you can pre-order the eBook ahead of its release on 30 March. Yesterday, my proof copy arrived and after showing it off excitedly and staring at it with admiration I was able to sign it off with CreateSpace. That means it will be listed on Amazon in the next 3-5 days and from there you'll be able to buy it straight away.