Tag Archives | fiction

Meta Memories

I was reminded a few weeks ago when 2021 turned to 2022 that this is the 10th anniversary of the publication of the first MetaWars novel. How time flies! I first put pen to paper (yes, actual paper!) in the Spring of 2010. I’d left a senior job at a production company to embark on […]

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Oh Canada

Last night I was invited by the Canadian High Commission, along with two wonderful Canadian writers, to share perspective and inspiration on writing for young people. I’ve noticed that in the UK people don’t tend to think of Canadians in literature. Sure, we’ve got Margaret Atwood and Alice Munro, but beyond the big prize winners […]

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World Building

Yesterday I was invited to give a guest lecture to the MA Writing students at Kingston University. I was honoured to receive the invitation and since it was an open brief to speak to a group of incredibly talented new writers, I chose the topic of world building. I believe that great fiction comes out […]

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