Googlism Somebody has been in touch with me (hi Matt!) because he found me through Googling – not so surprising, perhaps but what he Googled was having his window hit by a snipe and that led him to me. His snipe (in Birmingham) also flew off fairly soon after the shocking impact with plate glass. […]

Absence much lamented (by me!) I’ve just got back from having a hot stone massage – it was truly relaxing (apart from the corrugated mark on my forehead where it was resting on a towel and which looks absurdly like somebody tried to strangle the top of my head with a very thick rope) and […]

Writers at Large! This all-day event at Brighton’s award-winning Jubilee Library on Saturday 19 June 2010 will present the chance for aspiring/emerging writers to meet an exciting array of speakers and guests, including literary agents, publishing professionals and professional development guides – all aimed to help get their work out into the world. Joining New […]

The kind of criticism every writer needs After a great day’s workshopping in Oxford, I was quite surprised to get my ‘free read’ from The Literary Consultancy this morning, because I had more or less forgotten about it. Actually, to speak completely accurately, I remembered it on Thursday, and then forget it totally in the […]