Hello! I'm working on NORTH OF PORTER because I want to make sure it's the best YA book in the history of YA books, the sort you can't put down, even when you're crossing the road. Lawsuits will not work on me, because the judge and the lawyer will be too busy enthralled by the… Continue reading The Revenge of Kirkland Ciccone!
It's official! I can finally tell you all the secret I've been keeping since November last year. I am officially part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which is something I've always wanted, and it's finally happening! I'll be appearing at the Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre on Wednesday 26th August. 10.30 to 11.30. I am… Continue reading Edinburgh International Book Festival
A retelling of Kirkland Ciccone's World Book Day...which lasted a week.
Look what just arrived at my front door! A lovely box of posters specially made for my gigs next week at The Mitchell Library. If you come and see me at Aye Write/Wee Write, you can take one of these home with you. A tip: place me in the living room in front of your… Continue reading Poster Power!
I'm working on my third book and its super secret super serious. No seriously it's super serious. Aye Write is up next week! I’m performing my one man show HOW I BECAME KIRKLAND CICCONE. I've toured it around Scotland for the last year, getting rave reviews so it feels nice - and right - that… Continue reading Kirklandia Is Cooler Than Portlandia
Last Thursday, as a way of celebration my recent Catalyst Book Award win for Conjuring The Infinite, I had a party thrown in my honour at Scotia Books, a book shop in Kilsyth - AKA Kilsyth's best kept secret. I started off my celebrations at Kilsyth Academy, then headed to Larbert High School library, and… Continue reading Kirkland Ciccone’s Smarty Party!
Greetings! I've been out and about doing the school tour and the live events to promote my book. All authors need to do that sort of thing in order to sell books and connect with an audience. So I've been doing a gig which is autobiographical called Don't Do Drugs, Read Kirkland Ciccone Instead. Not… Continue reading Out And About! (Tour Diary)