I've decided to experiment with doing a few readings to camera from my first two novels, in preparation for some wider marketing and publicity for my third novel when it becomes available for pre-order next month.
Honestly, I'm really nervous about doing it but really what's the worst that can happen? You either won't watch or won't like it - but some of you might.
This excerpt is a character in Beat The Rain who knows they're about to die.
As it's #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek I thought I'd say a few words about my 2nd novel, The Pursuit of Ordinary.
The main character, Dan, has a range of mental health diagnoses, starting with bulimia through to (but not limited to) depersonalisation disorder. This is all before he begins hearing a voice - Joe - in his head. In short, he has *a lot* going on.
The Pursuit of Ordinary a finalist in The People’s Book Prize Writing is full of ups and downs, confidence and self-doubt. If you ever want to see a writer embarrassing himself by publishing a blog article while in the ‘low, I’m […]