Category Archives: News

Comicmania

I’ve just about drawn breath after a fortnight of wonderful comic book happenings. Two weeks ago I had the repeat pleasure of sharing the glory of Mark Buckingham‘s table at the London SuperComic Con. From the moment the doors opened … Continue reading

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Loneliness of the Long Distance Graphic Novelist

Here we are in March already. I had good intentions to blog in February but my focus was on finishing 30 pages of my graphic novel “Elsie Harris Picture Palace“. This I achieved and now thankfully I can come up … Continue reading

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It Girl and I

Hello there and a very happy New Year to all my readers. Welcome to 2014 and it is a prospect that I find exciting. I’ve just finished a highly enjoyable pantomime season at The Churchill Theatre Bromley making all Cinderella’s … Continue reading

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Lakes Con Round Up

It’s now a few weeks since the wonderful inaugural Lakes International Comic Art festival in Kendal but the memory is still fresh. The Lakes event has been set up to create a large scale celebration of comics comparable to the … Continue reading

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A Jewel of a Book

I’ve been chronicling my path in the comic world for a while now. One of the big turning points for me was going to the MCM Comic con in London last February. It was my very first convention and through … Continue reading

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Guardian Masterclass and publishing debut.

I am writing this blog in the cafe at Waterstones Piccadilly… That beautiful book emporium. So I’m feeling slightly humbled as I see the names of great literary geniuses emblazoned everywhere. Am almost frozen with blog block… But not quite. … Continue reading

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Comic Cons, Role Models and Mentors

One of these days I’ll begin my blog without an apology for the lapse of time since the last one. I hope regular followers of this are still with me. The only reason for the long gap is the amount … Continue reading

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Comics, Casinos and Cabaret

Greetings readers I bring news from the disparate worlds of comic books and cabaret. Like a comic strip heroine, I maintain a double identity existence which constantly keeps the modes of self expression lively. First off, I must share the … Continue reading

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Post Passion Blues

A few notes following on from the fantastic BD and Comics Passion Festival last weekend. As you can see from my photo, I attended Jaime Hernandez‘s “Love and Rockets” talk hosted by Woodrow Phoenix. What a cool and lovely gentleman … Continue reading

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Golden Age Inking

Thank you all for your patience as the lady graphic novelist emerges after almost two months, holed up like some anchorite lost in spiritual rapture. Well not quite… although drawing intensively does take on a meditative quality after a while. … Continue reading

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