Writing Prompt Wednesday #10

It’s been hot and sticky in the UK of late. And at night the dark, humidity and silence form an eerie alliance where their only purpose seems to be either preventing me from sleeping or disrupting sleep soon after it has arrived. That atmosphere feels as infinite as the universe – from the moment the…

The Dreamers of Dreams

I’ve said before that I’m not a fan of anyone sharing random memes because they’re often thrust online with little thought as to why they want to share that message, other than jumping on a social media junkie trend train to show how clued up/smart/linked in/connected/down with the shizzle they are. Choo fucking choo. Today…

Smoking & Writing

I quit smoking in April. It turns out that also meant quitting writing for a time. I bet you’ve heard someone talk about how they can get addicted to pretty much anything instantly? “I shouldn’t have a single drag on your cigarette or I’ll be on a hundred a day in 20 seconds. Fnah, fnah,…

The Noble Artist Interview

The photo above, dear blog reader, is of Jamie Noble Frier, the legend who crafted the new cover for The Range. Every so often I see a certain style captured in a photo and think: “Wish I could pull off a cool look like that.” But no. I make do with a picture of me…

Book Cover Relaunch!

It is finally here! The new cover for The Range is finished. Before I get going I want to thank the amazingly talented artist, Jamie Noble Frier, who brought this to life. In summer 2015 I sketched a very crude drawing whilst sat on a beach of what I realised I wanted the cover to…

My Life As A Writer

Writing is hard and easy. It is both a joy and agony. There are moments of jubilant dizziness, despair, comfort, anger, tears and laughter, sometimes all that same time. It is equal parts stressful and stress relieving. When not writing I yearn to be writing and sometimes when writing I crave to be anywhere but…