Okay, so I’m sticking this post here at the top to say… welcome to my new website!  It’s getting there and will be more or less comprehensive in terms of back projects in the next few weeks. I’m adding projects most days so please call again. Thanks for visiting 🙂

Being a dyslexic writer

stil6While routing out projects for the site, I found a piece I wrote for NAWE (National Association of Writers in Education) in 2014 following making Dyslexic & Loving Words, a film I made about dyslexic wordsmiths. If anything chimes with you, feel free to get in touch or post a comment.

Dyslexic and Loving Words (first published by NAWE 2014)

Someone I was working with recently recalled being asked some years ago, “Why are you studying words if you have difficulty with them?” My colleague had been granted help for his dyslexia while studying English Literature. The rhetorical question came from a support officer at Uni. I understood immediately why the comment had stayed with him. Read More

Testing, testing, 1.2.3…

I would have liked my first blog post on my new website to be all whistles and bells. Of course, the universe always has other ideas. I’m brain dead from sorting through endless folders. I’m launching the site way later than planned with nowhere near as many projects up as I’d hoped. But IT’S HERE. Finally. And I’m determined to get it finished in terms of back projects within the next few weeks.

More soon. I just have 5 EHDs to get through to fish out all my projects…!