3 Apr 2015

Planning is one of those vexed questions that some experts on writing can become quite passionate about, even resorting to saying unkind things about writers who do it differently to them.

I’ve read quite a lot about planning, however, and I’ve come to the conclusion th...

14 Jul 2014

This is me at the moment... it's school holidays, but I've got most of the planning out of the way for next term after something of a marathon effort over the last few weeks of term, and the first week of the hols. There are still one or two things I should probably ge...

20 Apr 2014


Go to any writer's FAQ page and there will be a question something along the lines of “Where do you get your ideas?”  I've been to quite a few writing conferences, too (at least, more than I