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Bristol , United Kingdom
I'm co-director of the Leaping Word Poetry Consultancy, which provides advice for poets on writing, editing and publishing, as well as qualified counselling support for those exploring personal issues in their work - https://theleapingword.com. My fifth poetry collection, Learning Finity, is now available from Indigo Dreams or directly from me.

Sunday 5 February 2012


The final version of the map of mediaeval Dartmoor, drawn for my novel, 'Dart', by the wonderfully talented artist, Dru Marland!

'Dart' - the story of a family living on Dartmoor during the time of the Black Death - will be published by Indigo Dreams in October of this year. My poetry collection, 'Communion', is available now from good independent bookshops, Amazon and the Indigo Dreams website, price £6.99 or less.


  1. that is so cool! love it!! what a fab addition to Dart

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    1. Yes, I love him too, and Death hawking with a crow, and the sheep sinking in the mire (although Dru has agreed that I can think of it as scrambling out because otherwise I'll fret), and the Wodwo in the Hembury Woods with a bottle of Buckie,and the Cornish chough, and the Three Hares compass. And all the rest of it as well ... :-)