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The Benefits of a Writing Coach

A professional writing coach is someone with whom you can consult, ask questions and receive constructive feedback. They act as a guide as you build your career as a professional writer. A coach can help you conquer a stumbling block, regain momentum or make a start on a new project. My program helps you progress as a writer. You decide what you want to work on during a personalized, one on one... read more

Shadowzone

“Time travel, alternate worlds, and societal sub-cultures are blended into a great plot, and a gripping and relevant read. The environmental stewardship aspect of this story echoes our current day challenges, as do the almost prescient references to a dangerous virus. Characters were well drawn and the reader is cheering for their success. The three books in the series flow smoothly together. A great... read more

Learn How to Write Great Stories for Children and Young Adults

The Writing for Children and Young Adults course focuses on writing for children aged 8 to 14 years. However some of the material also covers older and younger age groups. Learn how to write effective, authentic, and appealing fiction for children and young adults and how to turn your ideas into compelling stories. The course explores the writing process from initial concept to finished work including... read more

New Projects

I worked on the World War II fantasy series of novels, The Order of Excalibur, in the summer months, mostly completing the first two parts of the series. However, although much of the third novel is finished, I’m currently taking a break from that project as I focus on a new time travel story. I’ve also been working on scripts and screenplays for the three novels in the Shadowzone series... read more

Learn How to Write Effective and Compelling Historical Fiction

Historical fiction combines the events of the past with characters and stories from the writer’s imagination. This course examines the art of writing historical fiction and the need to fully immerse yourself in a particular time period to make your storytelling more believable. Learn how to write effective, authentic and appealing historical fiction and how to turn your ideas into compelling stories.... read more

Parallel Destiny

“This is an excellent book for teenagers and will appeal to both boys and girls.” Project Mindstorm no longer exists and Kane and his associates no longer represent a danger. However, Max and Julia now have to contend with the sinister Alastair Hammond and his experiments into the existence of parallel universes and alternate realities. Marooned within a bewildering series of multiple... read more

Muse News

Revenge of the Witchfinder, the third book in The Stone of the Seer series, will be published as an ebook and as a paperback very soon. This exciting historical fantasy series of adventure novels for young adults is primarily set in the turbulent era of the English Civil War. You can learn more about all three books, including all about the historical background to the story, here on the... read more

Royal Blood interview at Wottaread

Check out Wottaread to read another interview about Royal Blood, the second novel in the Stone of the Seer series that’s set in the turbulent 1640s during the English Civil War. In the interview, I talk about the novel, the Stone of the Seer series, the second novel, the sources of inspiration, historical research, the upcoming third novel in the series, my other current writing projects, my work... read more

Flashback

“Right from the very first sentence I was engaged, and I could not wait to find out what happened next. The book was thrilling and it kept me on the edge of my seat.” Lots of kids have an imaginary friend. Max certainly did. Then one day, Max’s friend said something that scared him. Max never saw his friend again. Several years later, Max’s imaginary childhood friend returns – older, wiser,... read more

The Benefits of a Writing Coach

A professional writing coach is someone with whom you can consult, ask questions and receive constructive feedback. They act as a guide as you build your career as a professional writer. A coach can help you conquer a stumbling block, regain momentum or make a start on a new project. My program helps you progress as a writer. You decide what you want to work on during a personalized, one on one... read more

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