About this blog

The blog was regularly updated into 2017 when it entered a kind of hibernation.

As a freebie blog, ranking was never its purpose.

Original aims:

  • Socialise my stories – How? By soaking the blog in some of the ideas that drive my short stories and longer prose: from the soaring imagination of space exploration, down to deep truths and obsessions that can disturb characters (and can drive plots).
  • Share insights – by revealing insights from my writing projects, influences, and reflections. Likewise, you might find posts about favoured settings within my stories: Manchester (UK), China, and Space.
  • Signpost interests – by airing points and links that pop up on my radar, and that have resonance with any (or all) of my writing. Also, you’ll find broader posts about favourite reads and writers, and developments in publishing…