About this blog

The blog is regularly updated in support of my fiction (and occasionally it touches, dragonfly-style, on other areas of interest: some new, some lifelong; some from life, some from work, in my case journalism).

Yes, it’s a ‘.com’ freebie and so ranking is not the main purpose. It’s as seo-savvy as it can be. And that fits with all aspects of a writer’s journey: it’s a long road and there’s no turning back. For now, here’s a quick glance over the shoulder…

Original aims (2015):

  • 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 see posts about favoured settings within my stories: Manchester (England), 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…