Happy Christmas, Happy Reading

Image of a Barn Owl

When Balance of Betrayal was published in the spring, I wrote a series of blogs about some of the characters. One of them was, at the time, a mystery even to me. You see, I created Afrial as someone to be staunchly loyal and yet I never really explained why. Check out the original blog […]

A new addition to the family

Image of the book cover

One of the joys of being a writer is the ability to do some good with it. I spoke about this in a recent blog – how I’m writing bespoke charity books for children. The most recent of these commissions has just been published, so I thought I’d say a little about how it came […]

Working with an illustrator – part 2

This is part two of a two part blog on working with an illustrator. Last week I discussed finding the right artist and commissioning artwork. This week, I’m discussing the next steps in the process – from receiving the artwork to publication. At this point, you should have received sketches from your artists and perhaps […]