Writer, reader, creative writing tutor
Welcome to my website. Here you’ll find out about the books I write for young adult and middle grade readers, plus information about creative writing workshops and visits. Thanks for dropping by.
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Get energised by spring, get help, get published – extracts from March newsletter
March 2023. Spring is on its way. I'm still laid up in bed with that broken leg I mentioned last time. In fact it turned out to be not just a broken leg, but also torn ligaments on both sides of the knee. So a long recuperation. However I'm trying to work around this....
Top ten books to get you in the mood for spring
It's March and here in Scotland the weather can go either way. Right now my cherry tree is in blossom and I'm considering getting the garden furniture out. But in March 2018, Edinburgh was buried in snow thanks to the 'beast from the east'. Thankfully books are not...
Keeping going in adversity – extracts from February newsletter
February newsletter - keeping going in adversity. Last month I bounced in with lots of resolutions and urged you to join me too, right? Well the first obstacle hit me rather hard - a broken leg and knee while skiing in January. Ouch. People tried to cheer me up by...