Stories about stories and storytelling. Written on the road between the past and the future, a writer explores his relationship with his dying father. Literature, fantasy and science fiction come together in this unique and very personal piece. ‘Sharp, touching, and very original, this collection uses stories of different genres to explore aspects of theContinue reading “Midway”


Milanote is a tool for organizing projects into kanban like boards. It’s targeted at creatives, and comes with a variety of templates, not only for writers but for fields as diverse as game design, interior design photography and software development. You can write notes and todo lists, upload images & files and save things youContinue reading “Milanote”

Six Lessons from Music…

… to think about when you feel that your work as a writer is not receiving the recognition it deserves… Shostakovich wrote during the siege of Leningrad whilst working as a fireman. Messiaen wrote his Quartet for the End of Time in Stalag VIII-A, a prisoner-of-war camp. Mahler was forced to work as a conductorContinue reading “Six Lessons from Music…”

How Writers Write: Anne Charnock

How Writers Write is a monthly series of guest posts where established writers invite you into their workspaces, reveal their work habits and share their experience. Follow this link for a full list of previous posts I met Anne in a bar in Helsinki at Worldcon 75.  We got chatting right away… What do youContinue reading “How Writers Write: Anne Charnock”