Book Week Scotland is to authors what Christmas is to Santa Claus. We love it. If we're lucky, we get work during this week in November. For Book Week Scotland 2018 I ended up in Grangemouth Library, which isn't too far away from me - except the bus made it feel like a far-flung world.… Continue reading Book Week Scotland 2018
I'm going to be at Grangemouth Library next Friday as part of Book Week Scotland. It's a school visit, essentially, but it's free so the teens can get there for free. If you're around, pop by and watch my iconic one-man show. Last time I was in Falkirk, it went terribly wrong. Apart from the… Continue reading Book Week Scotland Stuff
I've spent the last few years writing fiction for younger people. I'm quite happy with what I've put out so far, because there's a market for weird books for the weirdo teens. I was one myself, and I always wanted to write books that I would have read at that age. But being an author… Continue reading Spite And Malice At High School
Information about my new cover art. Eeeek!
I should have blogged a bit more, after all I'm a writer and what is blogging if not writing about your life? I sometimes turn this website into my personal diary, confess too much about the biscuits I eat or the brands of tea I drink. I haven't been able to blog as much because… Continue reading Rumours of a Hurricane
Hello! I've been all around the country for Book Week Scotland, promoting North Of Porter and meeting fans, new fans, potential fans, and fans that don't know they're fans yet. That's a lot of fans to meet in a week. But that's the great thing about Book Week Scotland - the authors get to go… Continue reading “Is That Your Real Hair?”
Ah, the wonderful Book Week Scotland is here again. A week of events in what is another Christmas for authors, or in my case another Halloween. I'm everywhere this week, putting on my show and promoting NORTH OF PORTER iin front of live audiences. From Glasgow to Fife via Perth, Edinburgh, and East Dumbartonshire...I'm here,… Continue reading Book Week Scotland!