The Edinburgh International Book Festival is always a lot of stressful fun for me. It's enjoyable, but you're there to work so it's impossible to completely relax. I was in Edinburgh for three days this week, enjoying the sun (praise Jesus for deodorant), seeing the sights (there's a KFC in Waverley Station), and most importantly… Continue reading Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017
AKA Book Launched! North Of Porter was launched in front of a large audience on Wednesday night. Thank goodness! I was absolutely petrified no-one would turn up. No, seriously, The Fear was real and making me sick with unease. Fireworks Night in Glasgow had been moved to the same night as my book launch, and… Continue reading The Sugar Addict Recovery Program
After months of planning and plotting more than a Doctor Who alien intent on invading the world, NORTH OF PORTER is finally out and about, ready to hit bookshop shelves and your faces. SMACK! I hope you love it. KA-POW! It isn't like your normal YA novel. BLAMMO! Because I wrote it. CRACK! Let it… Continue reading BOOK BIRTHDAY!
No wait DON'T stop the presses. North Of Porter, my amazing new book of mondo weirdo YA, is now at the printers and ready to conquer the hearts and minds of teen readers (and their parents) everywhere. I really love this book, and I can't wait to bring it to you. My live shows are… Continue reading Stop The Presses!
Greetings! My amazing new book of wonky YA - North Of Porter - is close to being released. Eeek! How exciting! So in the spirit on rampant self-promotion, here are some interesting hints about the book: Vampy romance saga Twilight is mentioned on Page 149. So are books by James Patterson, Agatha Christie, Carolyn Keene,… Continue reading Signs And Portents
I'm very happy to reveal the cover of my forthcoming novel North Of Porter. It was handcrafted and photographed by Ida Henrich who put together the artwork for Endless Empress. I'm so pleased with it. I hope you love it like I do: Teenager Porter Minter arrives in Castlecrankie in a car that has no… Continue reading Cover Reveal!
Porter Minter is a bitch! Or is he? There's more to this story than meets the eye. You'll have to read NORTH OF PORTER to find out the truth: Why are all the teenagers of Castlekrankie vanishing without trace? Why have mysterious crop circles appeared on the nearby hill? Why is an astronaut hanging out… Continue reading Is It Sci-Fi YA? Realistic YA? LGBT YA? No, It’s Kirkland Ciccone!