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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 autumn of 2018
I’m running two autumn masterclasses in collaboration with Kellie Jackson of Words Away:

* Saturday 29 September 2018: The Craft of Plotting, including guest speaker Nick Ross, production director of Little, Brown

* Saturday 24 November 2018: The Craft of Voice, including guest speaker Jenny Savill, director and agent at Andrew Nurnberg Associates

Both one-day classes are held at London Bridge Hive, 1 Melior Place, London SE1 3SZ. More info including course descriptions and schedules on the Events page.