Awards and Competitions
Some of the major competitions in which my short stories have been successful.
Links to sites with useful information aimed at creative writers.
Creative Writing Venues
Links to the colleges that host my creative writing course.
Links which do not fit into any of the other categories.
- Barbara Karn An artist based in Cornwall who advised me on sculpture for Gerald’s work in Unravelling.
- Bath Spa University I was lucky enough to have Tessa Hadley and Richard Francis as my tutors on the MA in creative writing course.
- Derek Taylor A fellow-author with whom I share the excitement and ‘pain’ of writing
- Matador My publishing company. Jeremy Thompson has given me a lot of helpful advice.
- The Gallery @ The Guild Jackie Stringer gave me advice on yarn, patterns and knitting techniques for Vanessa’s work in Unravelling.. She also took me to wonderful wool shops!
Links to the other blogs that I follow.
- Lime Blast The blog and website of Daniel Hollands, who built this site for me.
Marketing & Promotion
- Off the Shelf Book Promotions Debbie Young offers excellent advice and help for authors on ways to promote books. Her prices are extrememly reasonable. She has also written ‘Sell Your Books!’ which is crammed with information and advice for self-published and indie authors.