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08/09/21   First meeting of the South Hams Authors Network at the Imperial Inn, Ivybridge.  This went brilliantly, 15 authors attended and everyone said they got a lot from it.

2/9/21   The South Hams Authors Network is covered by the Ivybridge and South Brent Gazette, and I am featured on the front page!

14/8/21  Featured on the Devon Book Club site.

12/8/21  Attended the 'Meet the Authors' evening at Ivybridge Bookshop.  I read an extract from Chapter 5 of The Glass Bulldog.

5/7/21  Great interview today on BBC Radio Devon with Pippa Quelch talking about The Glass Bulldog.

22/2/21  Exciting news for my home town - we have a new bookshop opening!  Wishing good luck and prosperity to Ivybridge Bookshop when it opens in March.

20/2/21    Just finished the proof reading of 'A Ha'penny Will Do', due out in spring this year.  It's shaping up really well and I'm looking forward to its release.

21/4/20      Another great review for 'The Glass Bulldog', see

22/3/20       'Someone Else' now published on Kindle in and extended paperback.

19/3/20       Have now signed a publishing contract with Austin Macauley for 'A Ha'penny Will Do'.  Out in 2021.  Hooray!

28/2/20       My short novella 'Someone Else' is now finished and ready for publishing on Kindle, hopefully by the end of March this year.

26/1/20      Just submitted my second novel 'A Ha'penny Will Do' to the publishers.  Fingers crossed!

06/01/20     Another good review for 'The Glass Bulldog', this time from Review Tales.

24/11/19    Attended Blandford Forum Literary Festival this week and gave a talk on 'The Glass Bulldog'.  Met several interesting authors at the event: Simon Henry, Jane Wade Scarlet and Janet Hancock.

28/10/19    Had a great interview with Simon Davey on The Voice, North Devon Radio FM talking about 'The Glass Bulldog'.  Thanks Simon!

23/9/19     So exciting!  'The Glass Bulldog' has been nominated for the Walter Scott prize for Historical Fiction.

21/9/19      Attended Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival today, gave out some leaflets and had a great time visiting.

31/8/19     Three months since the publication of 'The Glass Bulldog' and today I have been invited to take part in Blandford Literary Festival!

'The Glass Bulldog' is now a featured book, with author interview, on Awesome Gang Books.

28/8/19      Attended a wonderful Victorian Variety evening at The Watermark in Ivybridge, gave out lots of leaflets to some kind and lovely people.  Check out Ivybridge Community Arts.

23/8/19     Author interview now live on Qwerty Thoughts

23/8/19     Another radio interview on Chat and Spin radio.

17/8/19     First radio Interview on Chat and Spin Radio.

23/7/19       Western Morning News features  'The Glass Bulldog' on their website.

20/7/19     Featured on 'In Your Area' website.

11/7/19      Updated short story 'The Other People' available

5/7/19        Recent publicity: Alphington Life, Exeter Daily Online.

30/6/19      Received 5 star reviews on Amazon and GoodReads.

31/5/19      'The Glass Bulldog' is now published and it looks great!

16/4/19      The release date is now set for 31st May.  Hooray!

9/4/19       Some great cover artwork now completed, looking forward to getting the release date soon.

7/2/19      Just received the final files and artwork - not long now!

4/12/18    Only two months until 'The Glass Bulldog' is published!


September 15th 2pm  Online meeting of the South Hams Authors Network

September 17th    Visiting Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

September 23rd   Visiting the Appledore Book Festival

September 29th 7pm   Meeting of the South Hams Authors Network at the Imperial Inn, Ivybridge

October 7th  Attending the Guildford Book Festival

October 13th 2pm   online meeting of South Hams Authors Network