New podcast episode: four sonnets

I have just published a new episode to my Walking Thru' Fire podcast. You can find the episode here or via any good podcast provider e.g. Audible, Spotify, Amazon books, Apple etc. Given Shakespeare’s own sonnets are the major influence behind my collection, Not the Sonnets (to be published later this year), it seemed only … Continue reading New podcast episode: four sonnets

“The Opposite of Remembering” – updated edition now available

A very slightly updated version of my novel, The Opposite of Remembering, is now available from on-line retailers - Waterstones, Amazon, Barnes & Noble - and on order from bookshops. The edits are all relatively minor (the odd word here and there). Interestingly, as I was going through the process I was reminded what a … Continue reading “The Opposite of Remembering” – updated edition now available

New Podcast Episode: from “The Opposite of Remembering”

I have just posted a reading of an extract from my novel The Opposite of Remembering. The episode is available here. This section is about 40% of the way through the novel. The main protagonist is Liam who has recently divorced from his wife Rachel and is now moving into rented accommodation. Katy is their … Continue reading New Podcast Episode: from “The Opposite of Remembering”

New Podcast Episode: “An Irregular Piece of Sky”

I have just posted a reading of my short story "An Irregular Piece of Sky". The story is included in a new collection - also entitle An Irregular Piece of Sky - which should see the light of day at some point in 2023.

New Podcast Episode: “Ursula”

I have just posted a reading of my short story "Ursula". One of my favourite things to do is to create people. Many of my stories are pen portraits of people placed in particular situations or with specific histories, occasionally told in the first person. “Ursula” is one such story. As a male writer I … Continue reading New Podcast Episode: “Ursula”

“When It Happened” – new podcast episode

I have just published a new episode on my Walking Thru Fire podcast. "When It Happened" is taken from my short story collection, Secrets & Wisdom. The story represents something of an unusual departure for me. Almost sci-fi, it posits the possibility of a new and better future driven by - well, who can say? … Continue reading “When It Happened” – new podcast episode

‘Welshman’ – new podcast episode

Many years ago when I was studying at University, during holidays I used to work in a bookmakers. It was a wonderful experience for a young man learning about people and life. 'Welshman' is a short story based on those experiences, and whilst it is not a retelling of a specific event nor portraying real … Continue reading ‘Welshman’ – new podcast episode