Bright sparks: Where I get my ideas for books

As an author, people often ask me where I get my ideas for books. Well, they come from all over. It could be a conversation with a friend, a TV show, another book or… just something that pops into my head. Some things inspire the main plot of the story. Other things give me ideasContinue reading “Bright sparks: Where I get my ideas for books”

5 Books That Inspired Me

From literary fiction to quirky humour, crime novels and a few great anti-heroes, I’ve been inspired by so many different books over the years. There’s an old adage that if you want to be a better writer, you need to read more. And, of course, it’s absolutely true. You need to read a lot. AndContinue reading “5 Books That Inspired Me”

10 (Hopefully Interesting) Things About Me

I recently wrote a handful of guest posts as part of a blog tour for my latest book. The posts featured on a number of book blogs and I thought I might as well post them here, too. So, I’ll stick one up every week. Here’s the first. 1. I’ve written about some pretty oddContinue reading “10 (Hopefully Interesting) Things About Me”