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Writer’s Retreat

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Two weeks ago, I arrived at a five-day writer’s retreat in Devon, England. My writing coach Annalisa Parent of The Writing Gym and Date With the Muse, organised everything. Eight of us took part in total: Annalisa, her assistant, and six writers, incl…

Updated Bio

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I’ve just updated my bio to include a humorous version:

Stephen was utterly sane until he was born to totally normal parents. Having been precipitated into this insane world without his permission, he decided that the only logical response was to b…

Creativity

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Some years ago, I watched a program on daytime TV called The Wright Stuff (Channel 5, UK), which aired between 9:15 and 11:10, Monday to Friday. It was a discussion program with Matthew Wright, the host, and a panel of three guests who talked about wh…

Creativity

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Some years ago, I watched a program on daytime TV called The Wright Stuff (Channel 5, UK), which aired between 9:15 and 11:10, Monday to Friday. It was a discussion program with Matthew Wright, the host, and a panel of three guests who talked about wh…

Paranormal City is out!

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Paranormal City is now out for Kindle. The paperback version will be out in a few days, depending on how quickly Ingram Spark gets it ready.

We’ve also started auditioning voice actors for the audiobook version. I’m fascinated by the way the voice …

Paranormal City is out!

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Paranormal City is now out for Kindle. The paperback version will be out in a few days, depending on how quickly Ingram Spark gets it ready.

We’ve also started auditioning voice actors for the audiobook version. I’m fascinated by the way the voice …