SEASONS OF THE WITCH

SEASONS OF THE WITCH

“Whether or not you believe in the light or dark arts; witchcraft and voodoo practices remain true” The nights are drawing in, Halloween is only next month, and we’ll soon be entering the dark side of the year. I’ve just restarted work on my next book INCUBUS, a supernatural thriller, due out next year, and, interestingly, […]

PETS; THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL?

PETS; THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL?

“It’s a love like no other – one that has transcended time. But why exactly do humans love their pets often more than they love each other?” So, here I am. It’s been a while since I last put finger to keyboard. How are you today? If I’m perfectly honest, I think I may have […]

MY PSYCHOSIS BEYOND THE BOOK

MY PSYCHOSIS BEYOND THE BOOK

“there were sleepless nights (nothing new there for a writer) and the belief that every creak of the house and click of the dishwasher was someone trying to break through the front door…”   So, here we are. An idea that started over  2 years ago, but that I didn’t start fully writing until November […]

THE CHOICE

THE CHOICE

“Your partner and your child are both dangling from a cliff – you can only save one of them – who would you choose?” Let’s assume for a second that you have a partner and that, as a result of this partnership, you have a child.  Now, let’s place both of them with white knuckled […]

SINS OF THE MISGUIDED

SINS OF THE MISGUIDED

Where exactly do these dimwits who purport to know so much about the religious sensitivities of the masses crawl from?” What does Easter (also known as PASCH or PASCHA)  mean to you? The arrival of spring, a long weekend, clock change or the resurrection of the Cadbury’s ‘sickly sweet’ cream egg? Your answer is most likely going to be […]

WHY WE PREFER NEGATIVE HEADLINES

WHY WE PREFER NEGATIVE HEADLINES

Do you think news bulletins should contain more positive, uplifting stories instead of negative, depressing ones? Or, are they just another form of entertainment? A colleague once told me the story of his encounter with an intimidating customer. He said that the diminutive senior executive had such a bad reputation with his subordinates that he earned himself the nickname of Napoleon

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS OR WEIRDNESS?

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS OR WEIRDNESS?

Picture the scene: you’re walking down the street, minding your own business, and a person with a beaming smile accosts you, hands you a bottle of water and says to have a drink on them. What’s your reaction?  Gratitude or suspicion? Well, if it was suspicion then you wouldn’t be alone, especially here in the […]

PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER KEEPS READERS GUESSING

PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER KEEPS READERS GUESSING

There was most certainly a Eurovision Song Contest air to yesterday’s Readers Group Meeting. Thankfully, there was no singing.   Hello, this is England, could we please have your scores? Yes, yesterday was the day. The day when PSYCHOSIS Reader’s Group members met to deliver their verdict on the 1st draft of my new psychological […]

PARASOMNIA; THE SLEEP DEMONS AND YOU

PARASOMNIA; THE SLEEP DEMONS AND YOU

So what are they like for you? Creepy, happy, scary, terrifying or downright x rated? Most of us dream every single night, we just don’t remember, which is really disappointing when it’s a good dream. However, there are others that we would much rather forget yet, for some horrifying reason, cannot. You know, generally when […]

LOVE TO READ? JOIN THE READER’S FOCUS GROUP NOW

LOVE TO READ? JOIN THE READER’S FOCUS GROUP NOW

“Ever wanted to influence the next bestseller? If so, this post is for you!” Hello. Remember me? Of course you do. It’s just been a while that’s all.   If you’re an avid social media follower of mine, you’ll already know that I haven’t been slacking. I’ve been busy working hard on a relentless series of […]