28 April 2021 – after a long fallow period, there’s finally a new blog post. It’s called On Writing While Disabled, and you can read or download it here:

17 February 2020 – while you’re still spinning around from the last one, here’s a new post. As you’ll see when you read it, Lady knows when the next one will be, so dig in all you dancing queens: On Writing While Still Here

31 January 2020 – a new blog post. I know! After only 8 months. And it’s called something that you, dear Reader, probably didn’t expect on this Br*&it day: On Writing While Hoping

10 May 2019 – a new blog post. Serving Rejection Realness to the children: On Writing while Rejected

1 March 2019 – a new blog post. About time, huh? Now available, with added Brexit: On Writing While European

19 December 2018 – a final blog post for this year: On Writing while Middle-aged. Indulge me.

3 August 2018 – a new blog post at last. On Writing While Crying is more fun than it sounds (it has ABBA!). On Writing While Crying

17 June 2018 – there’s a new blog post to savour. On Writing While Titrating is on the blog page now On Writing While Titrating

21 May 2018 – it’s been a while, folks, but here’s a new short story to celebrate Golden becoming Kyles’ 6th chart-topping album in the UK. The Songbird Preservation Society is now on my Short Stories and Extracts page! Short stories and extracts

14 March 2018 – new blog post about what’s been going on since I last engaged with you lovely people. On Writing While Neurodiverse is on the blog page now!

26 January 2018 – I’m going to write my memoirs after the two novels in progress have been finished, although in exactly what form I haven’t yet decided. Anyway, I’ve just posted the draft Foreword on my Extracts and Short Stories page. Hope you like it.

15 January 2018 – a belated Happy New Year! And also, there’s a new blog post to investigate: On Writing While British. I hope it’s your cup of tea (groan).

13 December 2017 – new blog post, On Writing While Tired. Go on, it’s been, like, three weeks. You know you need a fix.

23 November 2017 – new blog post, On Writing While in a Cocoon. It’s cramped for me and the muse in there. Help me out, have a quick read.

12 November 2017 – new blog post, On Writing while Living. It’s juicy. And it refers to a short story I’ve just posted on my Short Stories and Extracts page. Go on!

30 October 2017 – new blog post, On Writing while Religious. Get over your shock, dig in the praying queen.

20 October 2017 – new blog post, On Writing While Gay, Part 2. Lap it up now.

13 October 2017– new blog post, On Writing While Gay, Part 1. Have a butcher’s.

29 September 2017 – new blog post. On Being a Bicephalous Writer. Go on. You know you want to.

28 September 2017 – new book published! Perhaps my last academic volume – ? Co-edited with my dear friend Dr Malin Stegmann McCallion of Karlstad University. Available as both e-book and hard copy:


22 September 2017  – new blog post! Writing While Depressed . More fun than it sounds. Hopefully.

On Writing While Hoping