“There is nothing to writing.
All you have to do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
– Earnest Hemingway
I write novels, short stories and poetry, mainly literary, sometimes sci-fi. I think the industry classes me as an ’emerging writer’, which is as uncomfortable as it sounds. Then again, like Hemingway, I’m not sure good writing is ever exactly comfortable.
Born – Breathing – Bound | Published online in The Cadaverine (February 2017). Free to read right here.
Desk Drawer | Published in The Open Pen Anthology (March 2016). Purchase a copy here.
Seven Stages | WINNER for The Short Story Monthly 500 Competition, January 2016. Shortlisted for the Kilburn Literary Festival Flash Fiction Competition 2015.
Until Then, Sister | Published in Haverthorn Magazine Vol. 1.2, November 2015. Copies available here. Selected as a finalist for the Kilburn Literary Festival Flash Fiction Competition 2014.
Dear Versailles | Featured in Hark Magazine, Issue 3, November 2014.
The Yellow Moth | Featured on the cover of Open Pen Magazine, April 2014. A short extract is available here.
Don’t Panic: How to calm your anxiety and stay chilled when life gets stressful | Upcoming from Summersdale, July 2017.
Snapshots IV – BookMachine on New Notes on the Publishing Industry | An article featured in the collection (Kingston University Press).
Boost: Supercharge Your Confidence | Published by Summersdale (January 2017).
Snapshots III – Bookmachine on Publishing: The Next 5 Years | Three articles featured in the collection (Kingston University Press).
Snapshots II | Articles featuring in the collection (Kingston University Press).
About the Publications
I encounter so many lovely people and publications in the process of submitting work and having it published, that I couldn’t not mention them. It’s very small thanks for their enthusiasm and generosity, but here it is…