MY FIRST LIVE GIG IN TWO YEARS! is happening on October 15th at The Book Nook in Stirling. It's called Kirkland Ciccone's Totally True Stories and is a rejigged version of my life story in books. Basically, we're all sick of digital events on a screen when everyone knows authors should be in book… Continue reading Kirkland Ciccone’s Totally True Stories *Live event at The Book Nook*
Last year I was forced to launch my book digitally. I really wanted to have the experience of a live book launch in a shop, but I actually enjoyed myself. Putting together a set of clips, turning my ideas into something visual, structuring a small film...well, I enjoyed it. So I'm doing it again. On… Continue reading Adventures Close To Home!
Nothing I write can do justice to the influence of this one building on my life, but my blog would have nothing on it if I didn't try, so here I go: I'm trying. Cumbernauld Theatre has always been there for me. A reassuring presence in the background, easily spotted from the window of the… Continue reading A Secret History Of Cumbernauld Theatre
I'm so sorry that I haven't been blogging as much recently, but it isn't my fault! Put the blame on my hectic life. That's a good excuse isn't it? And it's YOURS for free. If you're late for an appointment then you utter the words, "Put the blame on my hectic life." If you're too… Continue reading Yay YA+ 2016
Greetings citizens! I've been so busy during World Book Day that I didn't get a chance to blog properly, and my resolution for the year was to BLOG PROPERLY. I'm the fat dude who enrols at the gym only to leave early so I can have a KFC Zinger Tower Meal Buffet. And if you… Continue reading The World Book Day Diaries
Earlier today I performed a version of Irritable Vowel Syndrome, my one-man show about books - to be exact all the books I obsessed over growing up. I talked about Conjuring The Infinite and how I managed to land a publishing deal. It's all fun and frothy with lashings of bitchy brilliance on my part. … Continue reading Live! Live! Live!