Time for a little bit of Creepy

Every time I embark on a major story, I must create a small physical presence of it in my writing room just to make sure the story world comes alive for me. E.g. I have a tree stump altar which I created for my witchcraft graphic novel and I’m about to embark on a model … Continue reading Time for a little bit of Creepy

‘Waitin Fir Gordo’ – Gutter 19

Look what came today! 'Waitin Fir Gordo' I will never not be this eye-poppingly excited to see my stories in print. And I’m so thrilled to be included with these talented writers. Gutter 19 includes my wee story on Gordo's crematorium mix-up and is stuffed to the gunnels with excellent poetry, stories, reviews, and interviews. … Continue reading ‘Waitin Fir Gordo’ – Gutter 19

Myth & Magic at Ayr Writers’ Club

Ayr Writers' Club warmly invites you to attend the Mercure Hotel on Wednesday 13th March 2019 at 7.30pm where I’ll be speaking about Myth & Magic for writers. Please come along for an evening full of superstitions, curses, faeries, gods and goddesses. Hope to see you all there!

And, we’re live…

What a whirlwind! Friday night saw the launch of our Dundonald Tales illustrated short story collection at a candlelit Dundonald Castle. Now available in ebook and print editions (plug, plug), Dundonald Tales is  guaranteed to tickle your historical fiction needs. 

Runt Publishing

As part of the ISBN back-end process, a publishing name had to be chosen for the illuminated short story collection. And now that the proof of Dundonald Tales (plug, plug) is off at the printers, I'd like to introduce you to Runty, the newest addition to Runt Publishing (aka Me, the writer, and Michael Kelly, … Continue reading Runt Publishing

Ablow Stairs: The things we writers do in the name of research…

I've enjoyed working on this illuminated short story collection so far. The only part I didn't fancy was descending into the prison pit at Dundonald Castle. But as this is where the second of the Dundonald Tales takes place, I didn't have much choice. Photos had to be taken. Thankfully, Colin, our guide, was happy to … Continue reading Ablow Stairs: The things we writers do in the name of research…