If you liked my book…

I just found out that A Virtual Love has been shortlisted for the People’s Book Prize. The winner is determined by popular vote, and I’m up against some stiff competition, such as Taiye Selasi’s highly[…]

Catching up

It was good being away from the internet for a while. Not only did I enjoy the extra time exploring Crete and spending time with Genie, but I also had some pleasant surprises when I[…]

Some interviews

I’ve been interviewed on a few book blogs lately, talking about my new novel A Virtual Love, and also my writing in general. If you’re interested, here are the links: Manchester book blogger The Workshy[…]

A few updates

Well, it’s been a busy few days. First there was the launch party for A Virtual Love, which you can see pictures of here if you missed them before. Then the following things happened, in[…]

The book launch

Thanks to everyone who came to my book launch on Wednesday night! It was a wonderful evening, by which I mean that lots of people turned up and I didn’t botch my speech or reading[…]

First unsolicited review

With the official launch of A Virtual Love still a couple of weeks away, it was nice to go on Amazon the other day and see the first ‘surprise’ review, by which I mean one[…]

A Virtual Love Cover

First review for A Virtual Love

Delighted to see the first review of A Virtual Love today, on book blog The Innocent Flower. Here’s a snippet: A Virtual Love is an engaging, brilliant story capturing the almost impenetrable emotions and issues[…]

The endorsements are in!

Wanted to say a big “thank you” to James Miller and Alex Wheatle for being among the first readers of A Virtual Love, and for providing some great feedback. Their words were truncated to fit[…]

The next big thing…

There was a thing going around on the internet late last year called The Next Big Thing, in which writers answered questions about their next books. I was kindly tagged not once but twice –[…]