Events

July 2018

Short Story Success (Summer School)

A two day Summer School course for Nottingham Trent University, beginning 26th July

Start Writing Your Novel (Summer School)

A three day Summer School course for Nottingham Trent University, beginning 23rd July

May 2018

Neon

Issue 46 of Neon Literary Magazine has been released. It contains my short story, ‘The Girls’.

May You

‘May You’, the Walter Swan Prize Anthology is published.  It includes my shortlisted story, ‘Touched’.

Workshop at NTU

A workshop for the MA Creative Writing students at Nottingham Trent University, 14th May.

The Sirens Call Ezine #38

My short story, ‘Your Skin’, has been released in ‘Straight Up Horror’, the latest Ezine from The Sirens Call.

April 2018

The Brighton Prize Anthology

Alongside tales from Rattletales, the winning short stories from 2017’s Brighton Prize have been published.  The anthology includes my story, ‘Winter Break’.

Short Story Success

Ideas and inspiration for creating successful short stories, with Nottingham Trent University’s Short Courses.  Running over 2 Saturdays, 10am- 4pm, 7th and 14th April

March 2018

Creative Writing with East Leake Writers’ Group

A short story workshop, 22nd March

Fox-Holed

STORGY have published my short story, Fox-Holed

Double Exposures

A collaborative story, written around a series of fascinating images, has been released at Mere Mortal

Meredith

My short story, Meredith, is available to read  online at Dissections, the Journal of Contemporary Horror

February 2018

Dark Lane

The Dark Lane Anthology: Volume Six has been published – and includes my short story, ‘Drift’.

NWS Short Story Workshop

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, 15th February, 7-9pm

Short Stories, Writing On

Further short story fun with Writing East Midlands at Nottingham’s Waterstones, 1-3pm, 3rd February to 10th March.

December 2017

‘Small Acts of Kindness’

The celebrations for Nottingham’s Peacebuilders’ Anthology continue at Five Leaves Bookshop, with an evening of music and readings, 11th December, from 7pm.

November 2017

Launch of ‘Small Acts of Kindness’

Nottingham Peacebuilder’s Anthology (which includes my flash fiction, ‘Dragon’) launched 25th November at Nottingham’s Waterstones

Nottingham University

I’ll be talking about short stories with Advanced Writing students at Nottingham University on the 17th and 23rd November

October 2017

Mouse

My short story, ‘Mouse’, won The Furious Gazelle’s Halloween Contest

September 2017

Creating Short Stories

A short story course for Writing East Midlands, running over 6 weeks at Nottingham’s Waterstones, 1-3pm, from Saturday, 23rd September to October 28th.

Keeping it Short

Chatting short stories alongside the incredible Alison Moore, Nicholas Royle and Giselle Leeb at Nottingham’s Five Leaves Bookshop, 7pm, Tuesday, September 12th

August 2017

Short Story Success

A two-day Summer Course for Nottingham Trent University

Arkwright Building, City Campus.  10am-4pm, 7th – 8th August

July 2017

Start Writing Your Novel

A three-day Summer Course for Nottingham Trent University

Arkwright Building, City Campus.  10am-4pm, 31st July – 2nd August

TAG Litfest

Creative Writing Workshops with school students from Rushcliffe and Arnold Hill, 13th July

May 2017

Writing Your Novel, Revising and Submitting

The third 5-week term of a novel writing course for Writing East Midlands

Nottingham’s Waterstones, Begins: Saturday, 6th May (running weekly until June 3rd), 1-3pm

March 2017

Into the Woods Launch Party

Come and help celebrate the latest anthology from Hic Dragones at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester on Friday, 17th March, from 7pm

February 2017

Short Story Workshop with Fosseway Writers

Thursday, 2nd February, from 7pm

January 2017

Writing Your Novel, Writing and Workshopping

The second 5-week term of a novel writing course for Writing East Midlands

Nottingham’s Waterstones, Begins: Saturday, January 28th (running weekly until February 25th), 1-3pm

December 2016

NWS Journal Launch

Nottingham Writers’ Studio launch ‘Final Flight’ at their Christmas Social, Friday 9th December, 7.00pm

November 2016

After Dark Writing Workshop: Giving Up Your Ghost with Megan Taylor

A spooky two hour creative writing workshop for Nottingham Festival of Literature, at Nottingham’s Galleries of Justice, Tuesday 8th November, 6.30pm

October 2016

Monster Anthology Launch

The talented MA students from Nottingham Trent University launch their anthology ‘Monster’ at Nottingham’s Canalhouse, Thursday, 27th October, from 6.30pm

Booker Prize Discussion Night

West Bridgford Library, Thursday, 20th October, 7.30pm

September 2016

DOA or SOS – How and When to Revive a Flagging Project

Half-day workshop

Nottingham Writers’ Studio, Saturday, September 10th, 10am-1pm

Writing Your Novel, Inspiration and Perspiration

The first 5-week term of a novel writing course for Writing East Midlands

Nottingham’s Waterstones, Begins: Saturday, September 24th (running weekly until October 22nd), 1-3pm