It is the most fun for me when a mystery reveals itself to me after several thousand words which I had not planned to write.
It’s finally out in the world! As of 30th October 2023, The Coriolis Effect is officially released! What a journey it’s been. I first started writing The Coriolis Effect back in 2016 and it hadn’t even got its title then. Back in the day, I was still studying English and Psychology and religiously listening to the Baker Street Babes Podcast […]
It’s finally time! I am so excited to announce that the sequel to Spiral Mind is now available to order from MX Publishing ahead of publication in October! Book 2 is called The Coriolis Effect, and our cover artist Brian Belanger has outdone himself again. Have a look!
Crime is perhaps one of the more finnicky genres to edit, and a character like Sherlock Holmes will try their hardest to make matters worse. Coming up with the deductions, as anyone who’s done it will attest, is a bit of a nightmare, but going through them again and finding all the loopholes that the great detective never told you about in the original stories…
It is so much more fun to write when you are in a flow, and that only happens when you’re fully immersed in your world. Come and immerse yourself with me. Use your five senses to transport yourself there.
These days, it is certainly the hardest thing not to find good entertainment but to escape it. When you’re writing, be that for half an hour or preferably half the day, the last thing you need is distraction.
Much like Conan Doyle had a conflicted relationship with our favourite consulting detective, because his popular short stories were in the way of his ‘serious’ historical fiction, Joseph Bell felt uneasy about the connection between himself and Sherlock Holmes. It is this conflict between Bell’s inspiring personality and the extremely lifelike imitation that is the character of Sherlock Holmes, which drew me to dig deeper into the Scottish surgeon’s singular life.
I will not attempt to explain what 2021 did to my creativity as a writer or blogger. It has been, again, a difficult year for all of us. Not only has the pandemic proven that it’s not yet over, and I’ve had to deal with a life-threatening situation for the first time in my life, I have also started working […]