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.

But, what an event it was. With over 50 people climbing the castle hill in suitably gothic weather, our first print run more or less sold out on the night. For a working-class village lass with health issues, I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect launch. This is how the night went down…

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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, the illustrator).

Behold his wee cheeky whiskers…

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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.

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