About

Just over a year ago I took a very deep breath and gave up my full time post as an English teacher in order to focus on the first love of my life - writing.  I now work as a professional freelance writer and editor and have ghost-written a vast number of articles in diverse genres, stories and one complete book.  

However, what I really want is to write the kind of stories I enjoy reading myself and to reach as wide an audience as possible.  The Apple Tree is just one of these stories; a fairly traditional romance in which the protagonists must undergo a series of challenges and a good deal of pain in order to reach a sufficient degree of enlightenment about themselves in order to achieve their goals. 

I would love to receive feedback and welcome constructive criticism from readers as I have no other way of knowing whether I have sufficient talent to pursue my dreams and to bring the sort of pleasure to others which good writing has always brought to me.
  • Location:
    London
  • Joined:
    3 years ago

Reading Lists


5 Published Works

Featured work.

The Apple Tree

Social data: 5.8K reads. 74 votes. 23 comments.

Description: Escaping from your past is never easy, as young hospital doctor Juliet discovers when she tries to start afresh, leaving both her marriage and her career behind. Love blossoms rapidly when she meets the mysterious and forthright ‘gardener’, N...


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