An introduction to me and my writing

One of the best things about publishing my novel in the last few months has been talking to people about it. As an independent author, I don't want that to stop there, I want to get to know you and what you like about my stories. In this short video, I start by introducing myself. …

Staying creative in cold, short days

man in snow

The winter can be hard for anyone. Getting out of bed, it's dark, by the time you get to work dawn is just breaking, but then as you walk back to your car after the day, it's closing in again. As a creative person, I find this particularly difficult. To be creative I need to …

My Author Journey – progress update, September 2018

Update 3rd of July 2019 My debut novel, Kathmandu, is out now! Tap below to start reading: It's been some time since I've written about my journey as an author, which could mean a couple of things - either I'm not doing anything, or I'm so busy I'm doing loads. Fortunately, it is the latter. …

The Healthy Teacher Project 6 – Interview with Sian Rowland

The Healthy Teacher Project

What is The Healthy Teacher Project?  Sian Rowland is a freelance trainer, advisor and writer. Much of her work surrounds creating teaching resources for education and other businesses. She was a primary school teacher for a number of years, before moving into leadership, before becoming an advisor for the Local Education Authority before working for …

My Author Journey – six steps to help you write your first novel

I'm an English teacher with a dream to write novels. It's something that's been in the background of my mind for years but recently I made the decision to get started. I've been working on it over the last few months, and now have - by hook and crook - a (very rough) first draft. …