Currently sacrificing my 10,000 word APR submission to the Old Gods. That's how it's done, isn't it? That's how you progress to the next year of the MFA? #amwriting #crimefiction #historicalcrime #viledeeds #amediting #murderpen First four chapters of #VileDeeds
I like to judge the productivity of my writing day by the amount of biscuit crumbs on my jumper. This has been a VERY productive day. #amwriting
On Embracing Rejection
A well-known and high profile creative writing competition is announced today. Now, I know my story will not be long-listed. My publishing credits are few and relatively recent. I still have much to learn about the craft and I have a fair distance to travel yet. But still, I've discovered this little kernel of hope … Continue reading On Embracing Rejection
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
Winner, winner, champagne dinner
Winning a bottle of champagne at breakfast? That's my #daymade. Big hugs and a huuuuge thank you to all at the Scottish Association of Writers!
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.
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
File Under ‘Fanny’
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