Short Synopsis of ‘A Waking Dream’

As promised, here's a link to the short synopsis of my first novel, 'A Waking Dream'. This was written as more of a warm-up to the real synopsis than one I would submit to a publisher. I'd love to know what you think of it. Does it make you want to read the novel? Can… Continue reading Short Synopsis of ‘A Waking Dream’

Novels, Short Stories, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (27/3/16)

Weekly word count (as of 7:38pm): 4275 Currently reading: Vampires, Burial and Death by Paul Barker Manuscript Word Count: 86531 I had a bit of a brainwave regarding my manuscript earlier in the week and cut out a lot of the ending chapters. I felt those were the weakest. They were just winding down to… Continue reading Weekly Update (27/3/16)

Extracts from Novels

Extract – The Twelve Moons of Curie

Here's the link to my first extract published on this site: the prologue to The Twelve Moons of Curie. As mentioned before, I wrote it during my MA and was originally intended as a stand-alone short story but I think it's better as the beginning of a novel with ensuing chapters detailing the adventures on… Continue reading Extract – The Twelve Moons of Curie

Novels, Short Stories, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (13/3/16)

Weekly word count (as of 18:24): 4020 Currently reading: The Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig Manuscript Word Count: 91290 Isn't it amazing how much a brainstorm on paper can help inspiration? I've decided to abandon my second novel for a bit to focus on what may be a separate science fiction novel which I've tentatively… Continue reading Weekly Update (13/3/16)