Seven Pleasure Paths

Welcome!  This page is to help you find your way around the 300+ posts on via seven pleasure paths.  Links in bold italics are to other posts on this site.  

Path 1: Original fiction

A couple of other complete short stories on this site include:

You can read more about my novels and my short stories at the links.

Path 2:  Writing tips

Do you want to improve your writing technique?  You can see tips about writing under Writing about Writing.  Examples include:


I review writing courses:

I set out tips about journalism here:

Path 3: Existential and women

Reflections on happiness, the meaning of life, and women, e.g.:

Path 4: Reviews

I was prompted to start writing reviews by so enjoying the awesome Anthony Trollope that I felt I had to share him.  I received a strong response, so thought I would try a few others.  You can see them all or sample the list below:

Path 5: The latest thing

If you’re a regular visit, you can browse my latest blogs in the column on the right (“LATEST POSTS”). Recent pieces include: Sex, alcohol, people: what makes you happy?; John Connolly’s Charlie Parker Novels: Read them; Trollope on the Sexes – and the “Railway Sandwich”; and Literature Festival at Sea: 10/10.  Look down the right hand column to see what’s new.

Top thriller writer John Connolly buying a copy of my Berlin thriller “Blood Summit

Path 6: Videos

Since I introduced my “5 pleasure paths” I have also set up a Video Page where you can see recordings of some of my readings.  Excellent entertainment.

P.S.  If you enjoy fresh, original writing, feel free to friend me on Facebook or sign up for e-mail updates when I publish my weekly posts (top right – the “click here” blue button).  If you would prefer a monthly update, join my mailing list.

Path 7: Hard to categorise

OK.  Too many paths.  But I can’t leave out these:



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