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Making time to write

August was wonderful. Here in Edinburgh, we have multiple festivals taking place concurrently and the entire city is alive with people...

Covid and Coriander

A year ago, I was poorly with Covid. I knew something was up as we had splashed out on a treat lunch for my eldest’s birthday that...

Scottish Book Trust Love

In Scotland, we have a fab charity that supports all things literary called the Scottish Book Trust. From Book Bug song sessions for...

Support Indies

Interesting comments from Louise Walters on Twitter. My tuppence is that while I have a lot of respect for the big 5 and their imprints...

A stack of books

This is a pile of books that I have read & liked in the first half of 2022. These aren’t all the books I have read in this time - &...

Words for wellbeing

Before I start, I am not a psychologist, psychiatrist or counsellor and I am not going to attempt to create new definitions. I am writing...

Soundtrack

I made a playlist to accompany my debut novel The Broken Pane - songs that are mentioned or tie in to the story, like a soundtrack for a...

Mental Health & Books

I have a lot to say this week - from a run down on last week’s launch for The Broken Pane in Waterstones & appearing at Aye Write,...

Daily Pages

Tomorrow is my paperback launch - there are some tickets left, you should totally come 6pm Waterstones Princes St Edinburgh, but I am...

LAUNCH WEEK

On Thursday this week, we launch my novel THE BROKEN PANE - paperback in the big Waterstones on Princes St Edinburgh- aka Princes St West...

Paperback baby

It is my plan to write a weekly blog, on Fridays. Opinions, thoughts, and writing excerpts. That said, all I can think of this week is...

Going live...

It was about time that I set up my own website. I'll use to keep you up to date of current projects, live events, and no doubt a few...