Author Archives: michelaobrien

GIVE AWAY! WIN A COPY OF PLAYING ON COTTON CLOUDS (and get a free read too!)

Over the last week, some of you have followed my seven part story about one night in the life of a young addict and rent-boy walking the streets of Brighton. I have received some really nice comments and I thank … Continue reading

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An Extract from “A SUMMER OF LOVE” by Michela O’Brien

Successful artist Jonah Briggs is a man who has made mistakes. Aged just eighteen, he was sent to prison for two years, leaving his family shattered and his first love, Sally, to wait for his return. But at eighteen, two … Continue reading

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Vinyl and Paperbacks

About four years ago I bought my first mp3 player. I couldn’t quite stretch to an iPod, so I opted for a Creative Zen, which I still own and happily use. It was extraordinary being able to collect 2-3,000 tracks … Continue reading

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An Excerpt from Playing On Cotton Clouds by Michela O’Brien

Three o’clock in the morning. The words on the page had started a funny dance, jumping up and down, messing up the orderly lines of the fine print, switching places and mocking him as Seth tried to get them to … Continue reading

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