writing

Reading Writing and Balance

I’ve been thinking a lot about balance lately. The phrase work-life balance is hard to apply to writers, or most people in the creative industries, (or teachers, or doctors, or nurses for that matter). Actually it’s a pretty redundant term, unless you have recently been made redundant, in which case you have my utmost sympathy,

Publication Day

Today is publication day for To Catch a Rabbit in its new edition. I've got two copies of the book right next to me on the kitchen table and my seventeen year-old son has just come in and picked one up. 'Nice texture,' he says. He reads the back cover and asks a question about

The rabbit’s whiskers

As I write, To Catch a Rabbit is finding its way back into shops and online warehouses ready for its re-release on January 22nd and I have been overtaken by a combination of excitement, fear and (not going to apologise for it) happiness. If it was a dream come true to have my debut novel