Category: Pictures, Words & Tangles

Objects as Writing Prompts

I found a small bridal shoe in an alleyway a few years ago. It looked as if Cinderella had run away. Remembering her ugly sisters, I collected toenail clippings for …Read More


I like the condensed nature of poems: they’re great for capturing a theme, a moment, an emotion. Many poems I write, I’d never show anyone. I use them as sketches …Read More

Foyles’ interview

I was interviewed by Foyles on the origins of my debut novel Snake Ropes. The full interview and a short story can be read on the author page on the …Read More

Creativity at Book Oxygen

EXCLUSIVE: A blog about the creative processes behind Snake Ropes at Book Oxygen: www.bookoxygen.com