NEWS & EVENTS
New project nearing completion (well almost!)
Book 1 in my new series (yet to be titled) is now a complete first draft, and I am approximately halfway through the second draft, which is currently around 265k words. It has been a combination of editing, reorganising and rewriting as the story and characters resolve themselves. After more than 2 years on this I am so looking forward to getting it out there!
"Cave Diver" publishing dates and upcoming title change!
Looking like August for the UK and September for Australia. Standby for the new title!
"Cave Diver" under development
I have been working with Claire Johnson-Creek (Bonnier UK) on edits. Very exciting to see how the book is improving..
"Cave Diver" wins the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize for the Best Unpublished Manuscript!
The prize is a publishing deal with Bonnier Books and representation with The Bravo Blue Agency in association with Tibor Jones. Stay tuned for more information!
"Cave Diver" Major reworking underway.
Working with David Llewellyn I am undertaking a major rewrite of the novel.
''Cave Diver'' makes shortlist for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize
‘Cave Diver’ has been shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize in the Best Unpublished Manuscript category!!! I am now working with literary consultant, David Llewellyn, to further develop the manuscript before the final judging. First prize is potential publishing deal with Bonnier Books!
"Cave Diver" submitted to the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize for Best Unpublished Manuscript
(January 2020) I've just spent a month reworking "Cave Diver" for submission to this prestigious competition. Fingers and toes are crossed.
"Cave Diver" WINS the Clive Cussler Grandmaster Award in the 2019 Adventure Writers competition.
Wow! Just spent an amazing weekend in Phoenix, Arizona, meeting Dirk and Dayna Cussler, Jeff Edwards, Peter Greene, Robin Burcell, Jack De Brul, Landon Beach, Andrew Baldwin and many more great people. Find out more from the AWC press release.