Monthly Archives: March 2012

On writing and blogging – an interview with Andy Szpuk

In my quest to learn more about writing, I interviewed Andy Szpuk. Novelist, short story writer and poet, Andy Szpuk is based in Nottingham, UK. His historical memoir ‘Sliding on the Snow Stone’ is available from multiple web retailers and is … Continue reading

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Slings & Arrows

On a bright sunny morning the majority of the household were awoken by what sounded like builders mid-renovation.  Deandre, Tiffany and Mary opened their bedroom windows in almost perfect unison to see one of the Spanish horses elegantly piaffing outside … Continue reading

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The Art of Writing by an Amateur Blogger!

Well, I’ve felt like writing for a while now, even though at this moment in time I have absolutely no idea how to start.  Anyhow, having heard about the Chipping Norton Literature Festival chiplitfest.com I decided this would be a … Continue reading

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Short back and sides

Mary is a little shell shocked.  She thought she knew her way around the world, had met every possible character in life, had seen everything.. and then one day she arrived at the Manor. Deandre was a revelation; immaculate, attractive, … Continue reading

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Shiny Boots

After providing breakfast for his four legged creatures, Deandre was now enjoying a well deserved flat white coffee and croissant his best friend had just purchased from the local Costa Cafe bar (the only thing she knew to help soften … Continue reading

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The Whirlwind!

Let me share with you my first character – Tiffany.  A girl notorious for missing more planes than she’s managed to catch! Tiffany has so many fingers in so many pies she could be basted in gravy.  I’m left breathless … Continue reading

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Why am I here?

Well, I’ve felt like writing for a while now, even though at this moment in time I have absolutely no idea how to start.  Anyhow, having heard about the Chipping Norton Literature Festival chiplitfest.com I decided this would be a … Continue reading

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