Progress Theatre recorded this lockdown version of Dog on a Beach which you can find in my short play collection Dogs and Cats and other Lifeforms, available at bargain prices on Kindle and in paperback. Some people think this is a play about dogs, but it’s really a play about philosophy and happiness. It’s just … More Dog on a Beach
Here is a sample of my work in progress. Let me know what you think in the comments. There had been a shedload of trouble in Mercy’s brief life, but this was the worst, and she knew it. She had been so excited to see the sea, so happy. She had never been to the … More Mercy meets the sea
For a few days only Dogs and Cats and Other Lifeforms is free on Amazon. Seven short plays you can read while waiting for the next announcement from the count. Read them aloud with your friends over Zoom. If you don’t have a Kindle, you can read them in the Kindle app or over the … More Free Dogs, free Cats
Yes, Death, Dot & Daisy has a new cover. Created by Esther Arzola of Biscuit Town Designs, who I can wholeheartedly recommend. It also has an updated blurb at Amazon and both, I hope, represent a more professional image. The book is gaining some enthusiastic reviews on Amazon, so I am hopeful that more readers … More …and…Recovered
If you have a paperback copy of Death, Dot & Daisy that looks like this, then you may have a future collectors item. A new cover design is coming soon. If you don’t, then order today at getbook.at/DeathDotDaisy !
Titles are tricky aren’t they? Names of things: characters, places, plays, stories, novels are black holes of indecision, sucking in my imagination from a distance and emitting the Hawking radiation of ambivalence. Sometimes, I can spend more time in a session using find and replace than typing new words. So, I am very grateful to … More Not About Zombies
It’s National Poetry Day, I hear. Long ago, before I reproduced and knew anything, I composed some poems and wrote them down in a little notebook. That notebook followed me around through successive dwellings and domiciles, always nestling at the back of the least-opened drawer. Right now, I can’t find that notebook, with it’s wipe-clean … More Between Whose Fires Am I
If you are a writer you need a blog, they told me. You need to connect with your audience. Readers want to know how you think. Heck, I don’t even know how I think. And connecting with my audience – isn’t that the point of writing stories? Any time I might spend writing a blog … More Start a blog, they said