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 other resources. You can also read 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 on Twitter and Tumblr.

Events for 2020
I’m running a workshop at the Victoria and Albert Museum for the first time, and continuing our ongoing series of workshops on the Four Elements with Kellie Jackson of Words Away, at London Bridge Hive.

* Sunday 26 January 2020, 2pm-5pm
Food: Bigger Than The Page, at the Victoria & Albert Museum (inspired by the V&A’s innovative exhibition Food: Bigger Than The Plate)

* Saturday 8 February 2020, 9.45am-5pm
Water Ways: A Four Elements Workshop on Feeling, Tone and Perspective, with guest wavemaker Sally Kindberg

* Tuesday 18 February 2020, 1.30pm-3.30pm
Water Workshop, Cambridge University English Department

* Saturday 21 March 2020, 9.45am-5pm POSTPONED
Earth Works: A Four Elements Workshop on Description and Action, with guest earthshaker Claire Dale

* Saturday 16 May 2020, 9.45pm-5pm POSTPONED
Writing On Air: A Four Elements Workshop on Structure, Form and Focus, with guest aeronaut Bhanu Kapil (booking link to come)

* June tbc 2020, 9.45pm-5pm POSTPONED
The Four Elements of Editing (booking link to come)

* Coming soon: virtual and online workshops and masterclasses – contact me to be added to my mailing list or subscribe to my blog.