The Writing Journal #40

It’s going to be a rather short entry into The Writing Journal this week, as there are a lot of other things making life very hectic at the moment. As some of you will hopefully be aware by now, last week saw the launch of my brand new Bookcast, “Poor Uncle Dave”, with the debut … Continue reading The Writing Journal #40

Poor Uncle Dave Goes To The Zoo

I’m beyond excited to announce that the day has finally arrived for my Bookcast to be released into the world! The series as a whole is called Poor Uncle Dave; a collection of short stories for children of all ages (including the grown-up ones), following the trials and errors of hapless Uncle Dave and his … Continue reading Poor Uncle Dave Goes To The Zoo

The Writing Journal #39

As the dulcet tones of Alice Cooper once sang, school’s out for summer! Big congratulations to all those youngsters and their pupils who now have a lovely six-week break to look forward to, and commiserations to the parents who have to find something to do with them (as well as their own kids). I’ve always … Continue reading The Writing Journal #39

The Writing Journal #38

What a weekend it’s been! Anyone who’s a fan of sport (and, I’d wager, quite a few who aren’t as well) would have been blown away by the quite phenomenal performances on display across a number of sports around the UK yesterday. Lewis Hamilton outright breaking the record for the most wins at Silverstone; Roger … Continue reading The Writing Journal #38

The Writing Journal #37

Sometimes, writing sucks! You can sit for hours on end, days at a time, weeks into months, staring at the screen or into your hands, roaring with frustration as nothing seems to work. You can’t think what to write, or if you have the luxury of having ideas, they don’t make sense, or if they … Continue reading The Writing Journal #37

The Writing Journal #36

There it is. The party train rolls into July, and with a snap of the fingers, half of humanity…sorry, half of 2019 is done and dusted. It’s been a funny six months, with a lot of excitement and promise mixed with a lot of stalls and stutters. I was propelled into January off the back … Continue reading The Writing Journal #36