The Importance of Being Yourself (Or Rather: The Importance of Being Able to Be Yourself)

“Every time someone steps up and says who they are, the world becomes a better, more interesting place. So thank you.” – Captain Holt to Rosa Diaz, Brooklyn Nine-Nine Being yourself is hard at the best of times. Being yourself in a hostile world takes a courage many of us will never know. When I … More The Importance of Being Yourself (Or Rather: The Importance of Being Able to Be Yourself)

Show Your Voice

“You have to follow your own voice. You have to be yourself when you write. In effect, you have to announce, ‘This is me, this is what I stand for, this is what you get when you read me. I’m doing the best I can – buy me or not – but this is who … More Show Your Voice

Blog: Why As a Speculative Sci-Fi Writer My Creativity Is Having a Rough Time

Turns out living out your imagination in reality is an instant inspiration killer. At least when it comes to speculative science fiction. Perhaps romance writers thrive in a time where giggly dates happen on FaceTime and newly-in-love couples have to wait weeks – or months.. – to see each other again. Or even better: two … More Blog: Why As a Speculative Sci-Fi Writer My Creativity Is Having a Rough Time

London, My Muse

Ever since I came to London for the first time in 2010, I have been mesmerised and inspired by this city. So many stories exist because of London. From tales about its people and its history to English literature and British culture and media. Although to be honest, my love for the city and the … More London, My Muse