A Writer’s Life

reading roundup: July
I’ve been oxer-deep in reading this month and have seven books to share. The Cricketer’s Arms, Garrick Jones A gay Read more.
excerpt: the flowers of time
As promised, this week I have an excerpt from The Flowers of Time for you. Set in the 1780s, in Read more.
life chaos abounds
I missed last week’s post because life got in the way, I’m sorry. Littlest has been in plaster casts on Read more.
character sketch: Alec Carter
Alistair Carter, one of the two main protagonists from Lost in Time and Shadows on the Border, is a Detective Read more.
reading round-up: June
I’ve read lots and lots of lovely books this month, including: Detour by Reesa Herberth and Michelle Moore I go Read more.
research rabbit-holes for june
The last few weeks’ research rabbit-holes have been pretty varied. I’m still flailing around in the Himalayas and in eighteenth Read more.
here, there and everywhere
This week’s post is a lazy one, just a heads up to a couple of other things I’ve written in Read more.
works in progress: progressing, and that’s about all
I’ve done a load over the last month, but not much of it actual writing. Because of the shenanigans with Read more.
reading roundup: May
A quick round-up of some of my reads this month, in no particular order. These have mostly gone up on Read more.
York: Roman, Medieval, Viking. And geese.
I lived in York for three years during college. It’s a beautiful city, small and full of history. My degree Read more.
Inheritance of Shadows: a public project
People who read my newsletter will already know that I have a new project in the works. I am starting Read more.
character sketch: Lew Tyler
This is the first in a series of occasional character sketches I’m going to do. Lew Tyler is one of Read more.