Amanda's Circus
  • Loose Muse, Rough Diamonds and Rudeness
  • Pieces of Eight at Bampton
  • Chalk Trilogy and Winchester Cathedral
  • Norwich, Unthology 7 and Being Weird.
  • The Stories of Simon Van Booy
  • The Street of Crocodiles
  • SLS Fellowship
  • Runner-up in the Writers & Artists Short Story Competition
  • Story on the InkTears Shortlist
  • My Winning Story – Synaesthesia Magazine
  • I’ve just finished – The Blue Book by A.L. Kennedy
  • My story wins the Synaesthesia Magazine Competition
  • Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology 2013
  • My Novel an Eludia Award Finalist
  • Lightship Memoir Shortlisted
  • Volare in Synaesthesia Magazine
  • Flash Slam in Brighton
  • The Mount – in White Review/Lawrence Lek collaboration ‘Pyramid Schemes’
  • Lakeview Journal has published my story
  • I’ve been reading The Return of the Native
  • Conn Pre-War Sax goes live
  • Story on the Bristol Prize Shortlist
  • Optimism and Creativity – my take on the 2013 Venice Biennale – ‘a bestiary of the imagination’
  • Elevator finds a home
  • Story in .Cent Magazine

News (not the bad stuff)

Published December 10, 2012 at 9:44 pm - No Comments

June 22nd 2016: Good news -one of the stories I wrote in yesterday’s workshop will be online at FlashFlood Journal for NFFD on 25th June 1.40. Love a quick turnaround. June 21st 2016: Attended an NFFD workshop run by Claire Fuller and Calum Kerr – so many interesting pieces emerged. Mine were particularly dystopian today, […] IWEBIX Webdesign

St Petersburg – city of stories

Published April 18, 2012 at 7:09 pm - No Comments

I have just returned from chilly St Petersburg with its frozen canals, brilliant sunshine, sudden snowstorms, and the vast Neva River. I’ve always wanted to visit partly because I am fascinated by Russian history but mostly because I’ve always loved Russian literature and music. I’m thinking here of Dostoyevsky, Chekov, Tolstoy , Turgenev, Nabokov, Pasternak, Solzhenitsyn, Bulgakov, Shostakovich, […]

Latest Articles

Latest Articles from the Blog

About writing, trickery and a little music