September 17, 2016

My latest novel The Mechanicals is coming out next month on the 23 October, so here is a sneak preview.


A boy delivered the telegram to the Blazing Blunderbuss while they were in a Middle Eastern port. It was such a rare occurrence to receive any correspondence, s...

August 11, 2016

I write in third person omniscient. I've done that since my grandfather suggested that most writers use third person. To the point that I don't like to read first person books unless they are past tense. Yes, there are first person present tense books out there and the...

August 5, 2016

So I was listening to some blogs by some of my favourite self-published authors and they mentioned audio books and how that helped to draw in some fans. It got me thinking about audio books. So I've actually started writing this post in Aug 2016 and it will chronicle m...

June 25, 2016

1. It was written as a NaNoWriMo. 

NaNoWriMo is a month where people all over the world write 50,000 words. I had been sitting on my latest series for almost a year (I know that doesn't seem a long time but I write 3 books in a year) and I needed something to kick start...

May 20, 2016

I'm a Mormon, but that isn't why I don't have sex in my books. I find that when an author focuses on the two main characters alone it gets two dimensional. It is the difference between romance and reading the Karma Sutra. Too technical to disconnect the brain from real...

April 6, 2016

I was watching the movie 2012 and near the end the woman who cheated on her husband drowns. And no body cares. I'm serious nobody sheds a tear. I mean we even had an expletive for the plastic surgeon husband. Do you want to know why this is done? It is because she is a...

March 1, 2016

(The novel I picked to get the editor once over)

Picking an editor is a very stressful experience. Firstly you wonder if that money really is worth it. If you are serious about your writing then the answer is yes. I saw it as an investment. What really tipped it over fo...

October 3, 2015

My latest book Sorrow Also Sings is going to be released this month. You can read the first chapter here

This is Degu's story. I fell in love with him from the first novel and realised I would have to write his story. I had to change his name of course as Degu means r...

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