I was ready, my fabulous faux fur packed in my Louis Vuitton bag, snugly folded beside the legendary Kurt Cobain lunchbox...and it was off down to Newcastle with gal pal (and fellow author that isn't an actual fellow) ALEX NYE. I met Alex on the train to Edinburgh, where we had a good chat about… Continue reading Kirky’s Holiday In Newcastle…
I'll be attending this year's UKYACX which takes place in Newcastle Library on the 17th September. It'll have a lot of special guests and a very large pot for tea, which is basically the reason I'm going down to England. I'm a tea tart. It's the start of many trips down to England, because they… Continue reading UKYACX 2016!
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
One of the perks of being a published author is the ability to tell people that I’m a published author. Oh I know that’s terribly vain, but I’m really quite proud of it. And being extremely reserved, I’m always looking for ways of cramming this revelation into everyday conversation. A visit to the supermarket usually… Continue reading Hello. Is it me you’re looking for? No? Oh.
Hello. Christina Banach, an author, has interviewed me for her blog. Hurrah! It was so good she decided to split it into two parts. Either that or I talk too much. INTERVIEW part one The next part will be next week.
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!
"We'd like to sign you to Strident Publishing." Well, I nearly spilled my tea on the floor and performed impressions of The Little Mermaid across the lino. My weird, wacky, scary little book Conjuring The Infinite had finally caught the attention it deserved. Despite having no likeable protagonists or even a proper main character -… Continue reading A TRUE STORY!