- The Creative PennAuthor, Blogger, Speaker, present
International Professional Speaker.
Blogger and Podcaster
Writing, Publishing and Book Marketing.
I'm the author of the Amazon bestselling thriller novels Pentecost, Prophecy, and Exodus as well as 'One Day In Budapest', and the Sin series of short stories, inspired by Dante's Inferno.
I've also written the bestselling business book, Career Change: Stop hating your job, discover what you really want to do with your life, and start doing it!
Written as part of my own life reinvention from corporate business consultant to author-entrepreneur, Career Change is available in print and ebook formats.
My site The Creative Penn offers articles, audios and videos on to write, publish and market your book. It has been voted one of the Top 10 blogs for authors 3 years running as well as one of the Top 10 blogs for self-publishers.
I have a podcast and vidcast for authors available on iTunes.
I'm an international speaker on writing, digital publishing, solopreneur/ small business and online book marketing.
I live in London, England having spent the last 11 years down under in Australia and New Zealand.
I love traveling, pinot noir, consuming books on the Kindle, cats and the culture-fest that is Europe. I am obsessed with religion, psychology, art & architecture.
- University of OxfordMA Theology, 1994 - 1997
- University of AucklandGrad Dip Psychology, 2006
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