Short stories about Betrayal

Do you ever wish things might have turned out differently in the past, or that we could know all those enticing titbits of hidden history? In all the short story collections I’ve participated in, I’ve always written on this theme.

So in the two previous posts about short stories, we’ve looked at alternative outcomes to […]

A new look for Double Identity

With Double Pursuit, the sequel to Double Identity coming out in October, I asked Jessica Bell Design to tweak the cover of the first book to match the fabulous new design for Double Pursuit. That will be on this site very soon!

Mel has a strong personality, so I thought she should come out of […]

Roma Nova - a thought experiment?

Four images of 'Roma Nova' arranged as a postcard

Travel in the mind is a very popular concept at present as the Covid-19 global pandemic has put a stop to the great flow of personal physical travel. But even before that it was an idea familiar to writers. Indeed, blogger and podcaster Joanna Penn invited me to talk about Roma Nova as a […]