Various Artists Podcast Episode Two: Frank Morelli

The second episode of the Various Artists Podcast is here. This week, it’s author meets author – Frank Morelli talks to Wayne Barton about his debut novel ‘No Sad Songs’ which came out in February 2018. Frank and Wayne talk about the writing process as well as writing something with a message – Frank’s novel…

Various Artists Podcast Episode One: Pete Yorn

The debut episode of the Various Artists podcast is here. This week, Gold and Platinum-selling musician Pete Yorn talks to author Wayne Barton, about his new EP ‘Apart’ with Scarlett Johansson, his creative process and inspiration, indulgences and the relationships and connections we make as human beings. Pete shares some exclusive information about his next project…

An Update On The Jimmy Murphy Biography

I last updated my website one week before the release of the Jimmy Murphy biography. So much has happened since that I’ve barely had time to take stock and post an update. Well, I do have some news and I’m so excited to share it. A couple of weeks ago I went to see Nick…

Jimmy Murphy Biography Coverage

This week has seen the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster. As the biography of Jimmy Murphy is released on the 15th, there has been understandable media attention, with the Daily Mirror and Manchester Evening News running excerpts of the book. On Friday 2nd February, the Mirror ran a two page article featuring three…

Red White & Blackmore Release Information

I’m delighted to share with you some of the release information for Clayton Blackmore’s forthcoming autobiography ‘Red, White and Blackmore’. The book is published next month through Manchester based Empire Publications and can be ordered here. On Thursday, 30th November, the Castle Hotel in Clayton’s hometown of Neath is holding ‘An Evening With…’ launch which…

In This World Are We Just Strangers

It’s been another quiet few weeks on the website which I apologise for – over 2 months without an update! I’ve spent the last couple of weeks in the US, and I’m writing this update in the luxurious surroundings of Bay Lake Tower at Walt Disney World. I will dedicate an entire post to this…

Song To Song

Over the weekend I watched ‘Song to Song’, a move directed by Terence Malick, the acclaimed and visionary film-maker. Working with so many different artistic people really gives you an opportunity to broaden your horizons. I say that as a person still relatively sheltered, but, over the last three years or so, I’m definitely more…

Little Update

Just a quick update as it’s been a while and there are some things I should mention! On Saturday 1st July it was my pleasure to attend a book club meeting at Samantha’s Coffee and Gift Shop where we talked about my book Mablethorpe (the shop is based very near the town) amongst other things….

The Power Of Positivity

I haven’t written an update for a while but that’s because of so many things that are like, 80% there, 90 % there, but I can’t share just yet. I’m aware a variation of that sentence appears on this website a lot, well, there you are, that’s the life of someone who writes for a…