I’ve finally completed my book! It’s partly a collection of cartoons featuring the characters Carmen and Paco from my comic strip ‘Tango Teachers’ and partly a novel about a man who learns the tango as a way of trying to mend a broken heart. It’s now available as a print-to-order book of around 300 pages. The link is below. Hope you enjoy it!
I’ve done a new draft of this story. There is a new a cover, a prologue and an epilogue as well as an overhaul of the text.
It can be found on https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8386283/1/Time-Lords-and-Chess-Boards
I’ve published my first novel on the Smashwords self-publishing platform.
Selling it will be a whole other story, but it’s a good feeling to have done it. It’s the first step to … wherever I’m meant to be going.
The link is: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/473572
A new comic was published online this Friday and it’s beautiful, albeit a bit weird! It called Moose Kid Comics and its mission is to bring the best of British comic talent to a new audience.
It can be found at http://www.moosekidcomics.com
Moose Kid illustration by Jamie Smart.
When my marriage blew apart, I was the cliché of the angry divorced father. Despite pressure to let go my anger “for the sake of the child” I couldn’t, I just couldn’t. I was at war with my ex and I didn’t even want to end it.
Three years later I did. Continue reading
I saw an interview with a celebrity couple (now divorced) where the woman referred to ‘my children’ and quickly changed it to ‘our children,’ touching her husband’s knee with an embarrassed laugh.
But was she right the first time? Continue reading
When I was fired from my position as Head of the Family, the Queen’s biggest worry was how to explain the upcoming divorce to our four year old son. She wanted to present a united front, essentially telling him it was a joint decision.
I, of course, did not. Continue reading
I hate being a divorced father.
I feel like an actor who went for the role of Hamlet and ended up playing the Gravedigger. Night after night I have to stand shoulder deep in dirt and watch some other bastard lift up the skull and make the ‘Alas, poor Yorick’ speech. And I can’t whack him over the head with a shovel because my son is watching and we must Set a Good Example for the child. Continue reading