“Nocturnes”

One of the things at which Kazuo Ishiguro excels is writing first person characters who have flawed views of themselves; they believe they are perfectly rational, charming, intelligent, while all the while they are something other. And he depicts them in such a way as to allow us to see both sides, permitting us to… Read More “Nocturnes”

Getting published is easy; it’s getting read that’s hard…

Someone’s moved the goal posts. The Holy Grail has shifted. It used to be that writers dreamed of being published, because ‘being published’ meant something. Now, thanks to Indie Publishing and services likes Amazon’s KDP, lulu, IngramSpark etc., getting published is a piece of cake; having your words turned to into real physical books (or… Read More Getting published is easy; it’s getting read that’s hard…

Kindle ebook offers!

Check out my Author page on Amazon. Over the next two weeks there are various offers on a number of my books: “An Infinity of Mirrors” – my largest and most ambitious novel, 18th-25th July, just $0.99! “Degrees of Separation” – short stories, 19th-22nd July, FREE! “At Maunston Quay” – my latest novel, 18th-25th July,… Read More Kindle ebook offers!

Free book offer

I would like to offer a free ebook copy of my collection of short stories “Secrets & Wisdom”. Unfortunately I cannot embed an ebook file into the site, only a pdf which is not great. But the offer stands. So if you would like a copy of “Secrets & Wisdom” please let me have an… Read More Free book offer