Power corrupts…

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…and absolute power corrupts absolutely – to paraphrase the oft quoted Lord Acton, nineteenth century British historian and Member of Parliament.  In fact he said ‘Power tends to corrupt…’ in a letter to Mandell Creighton  in 1887. One of my … Continue reading

The Silver Rings

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Drum roll!  This is a Story Bazaar announcement. The second and final book in the Al Andalus series, the sequel to Reconquista, will be published later this year, just in time for Christmas.  The final section of The Silver Rings, … Continue reading

Breaking News. Getting published….

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do you want to know how? Come along on 12 May to Clapham Book Festival’s session at 11 o’clock in Omnibus Theatre to find out. Philip Gwyn Jones, UK editor of Scribe will be there to spill the beans on … Continue reading

How to get published?

That’s the question. Your precious manuscript, the personal history or memoire, the collection of short stories, the long-laboured over novel or that treasured exploration of a subject – how to get them on to bookshop shelves? Some writers might be … Continue reading