Tag Archives: marathon
Stevenage Half Marathon 2016
6:30am Ok, I’m awake. Do I feel like running 13.1 miles today? Let me see. On one hand, the weather is bright and sunny and my legs feel pretty good. On the other, I have what is probably a slight … Continue reading
Stevenage Half Marathon 2015
06:00 Sunday November 1st 2015: Stevenage Half Marathon day! I’m awake, mainly due to my daughter, Amber, deciding that the day starts now. With my kit all laid out the night before and a 10:00 start, I have no worries for … Continue reading
Hitting the promotional trail
Getting to say the word “testicles” on live radio has been the highlight of my promotional activities so far. Here’s how a self-confessed quiet author has stepped up to put himself out there recently… Radio Gaga I’m sitting in … Continue reading
Christmas giveaway – win a signed Ken Follett book!
I have a signed copy of Ken Follett’s new book to give away for free! On 11th October, I met fellow (and slightly more successful) Stevenage author Ken Follett at a book signing for his latest novel, Edge of Eternity and … Continue reading
What a start!
THANKS!! And now for the inside story… After such a barnstorming start to the crowdfunding campaign to my novel 26 Miles to the Moon, I simply have to start with saying thanks to everyone who has pre-ordered, everyone who has … Continue reading
This is absolutely THE most exciting thing to ever happen to me! Well, aside from the birth of my daughter. Oh, and my wedding day. And that Champions League final when we came back from 3-0 down at half time. … Continue reading
Like a Virgin
I won’t hide from the fact that my novel, 26 Miles to the Moon, was influenced by what Virgin were planning for their Virgin Galactic missions. I couldn’t help but be inspired by the idea of a company wanting to … Continue reading
First draft completed!
It is with great pleasure that I can inform the world that as from 11:12am today, the first draft of my first novel 26 Miles to the Moon is now complete! More to follow, but just had to post this … Continue reading
26 Miles to the Moon
Now that I’ve been letting people know I’m writing a novel, I naturally get questions back asking me what it’s about. Am I writing an erotic thriller set in Japan in 2020? Perhaps a crime novel, involving a serial killer … Continue reading
School’s in for summer
Where the heck did July go?! Whilst kids and teachers are celebrating the start of summer holidays, I’ve just committed myself to a schedule of writing. Slack time is over. Cricket matches no more. Internet locked in the cupboard. Come … Continue reading