my unedited and sometimes incomprehensible thoughts

“Hidden” – the documentary

12th May 2017

In mid-2016 we filmed a documentary that became “Hidden” which is loosely based on A Tiny Feeling of Fear. It was directed by Simon Gamble and features an honest appraisal of depression and anxiety. I hope it is a story of hope. I love this film, not because I’m in it, but because of the way […]

Spbeen a while

12th May 2017

Hi All I don’t think that spbeen is actually a word. I’m not sure how I go about getting it into the dictionary. I’ll add it to my list of things to do. So, just an update more than anything. We have a release date for my new novel, Broken Branches which appears to be […]

Huffington Post #4 and #5

12th May 2017

Hi everyone It’s been a while – which I’ll explain in a separate post in about 30 seconds. It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and I’ve written two mental health pieces for the Huffington Post which I am proud to say have been published. The first deals with the role of ‘celebrity’ in helping to remove […]

Quick Tips for #NaNoWriMo

3rd November 2016

  First and foremost, if you are reading this when you should be writing and have become distracted, stop reading right away, and get on with your novel. If, however, you’ve arrived here because #NaNoWriMo is not quite working for you so far and you need a little nudge or an almighty shove, then read […]