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Spring Events

I’ll be doing the first ever Skype appearance at The Retford Bookshop’s monthly Bookchat on 19th February at 2.30. The bookshop, Bookworm, runs a Bookchat in store each month, and for the first time I will be joining in via … Continue reading

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Festivals!

I’ll be at The Eastwood and Expo Book Bonanza on 21st September, 11.00 till 5.00. This is the first event to be held in support of Eastwood, the birthplace of D H Lawrence, as a book town. The event will … Continue reading

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Photos of Finkle Streets wanted!

There are Finkle Streets all over the north of England. Finkle is a Viking word for elbow or bend, and each Finkle Street should be shaped like an elbow. I have photos of the street signs in Kendal, York and … Continue reading

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Spring News

Just a couple of new things confirmed at the moment. My short story, The Handprint Child, will be published in the Spring edition of The Binnacle, which should be out by the end of the month. The Binnacle is The … Continue reading

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World Book Night 2013

  Had a great day at the World Book Night events, talked a lot, gave away some books and met some lovely people.  

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World Book Night

I’ll be taking part in a World Book Night event, 2.00pm at Sharrow Community Forum, South View Road, Sheffield, S7 1DB, reading from Finkle Street and handing out free books. Earlier in the day I’ll be interviewed on Radio Sheffield … Continue reading

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Audio Short Stories

Very pleased to announce that 2 of my short stories are available as MP3 downloads on Amazon, Google Play and I Tunes. These two short stories, From Behind Glass and Number 1 Hilltop, have previously been prize winners in The … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

Rose Auslander tagged me in The Next Big Thing, an ongoing network of interviews in which each writer with a book coming out tags another set of writers, so that we might all know what everyone’s up to lately. This … Continue reading

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And Finally, For 2012, Bradford

              Dare I say, the best branch of Waterstones I’ve been in yet… Totally amazing shop, located in the old wool exchange, lovely staff (as always) and lots of lovely, chatty people buying Finkle … Continue reading

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Prizes and Signings

It’s been a busy time lately, but there are just one or two things to update on – I was honoured in The Binnacle Ultra Shorts again this year, this time for ‘Scars’. My short ‘Driving Barefoot’ came third in … Continue reading

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