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Me and my bots

Why fake followers ain’t funny Some of the people we know aren’t real. I don’t mean the characters we’ve made up for stories, I mean phoney tweeple. And I don’t mean the tweeple who show off a bit. I mean those created, in bulk, for bad purposes. Twitterland is a brilliant place to meet other writers and I like being there (it's definitely not, in any way, an addiction). We all know there are bots about, but since May there's been a crowd of them following me. Unlike the ladybots, all gorgeous young things with empty bios, the fellas often had prefab personalities. They became familiar: the silver-fox bots, the peace-lovin’-high-rankin’ military bots, and the single-dad-looking-for-love-with


Reading, writing and smiling

I live in Sussex by the sea, writing stories and novels which are speculative, historical and literary. I blog and tweet about inspiration, happy writing and delicious words. My goal is to share a little everyday magic.


You can find my work in the NonBinary Review, Write Like You're AliveTrue Tales from the Old Hill , Hysteria 6, Everyday Epics, Stories for Homes, and Every Day Fiction.

There are also some tiny fictions on this site which I hope you enjoy.

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Book Reviews

My book reviews are over on Goodreads. I'm always delighted to receive requests from authors. If your book appeals to me I'll buy it, read it and review it. I'd love to hear from you.

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