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Welcome to my website. It contains information about me and my work as a teacher, editor and book doctor, as well as recommended readings and links on writing and publishing and tips and inspirations from great writers. I also feature some of my own writing.

My blog features occasional writing experiments, as well as posts on topical matters and reviews on books and other resources that might be useful for writers. I also post links about these sorts of things on Twitter and Tumblr.

Events for the spring term of 2019
I’m running two further masterclasses in collaboration with Kellie Jackson of Words Away:

* Saturday 26 January 2019: Crafting Character and Setting, plus Q&A with industry speaker Christina Macphail of Agatha Christie Limited.

* Saturday 30 March 2019: Crafting Your Prose: A Masterclass in Literary Style, plus Q&A with industry speaker tbc.

Both one-day classes are held at London Bridge Hive, 1 Melior Place, London SE1 3SZ. More info including course descriptions and schedules can be found on my Events page, and you can book via Words Away.