New Competition!

August 22nd, 2011|

I'm celebrating my Facebook page achieving 100 followers AND Blackhope's publication in the USA by launching a little competition. You can win a signed paperback [...]

Ravens and The Blackhope Enigma

August 12th, 2011|

My latest post at The History Girls blog. Ravens figure prominently in The Blackhope Enigma so I decided to explore the history and mythology [...]

The History Girls

July 8th, 2011|

A brand new blog from award-winning historical fiction writers. I am delighted to be a part of The History Girls blog and to publish my [...]

Borders Book Festival 2011

June 22nd, 2011|

A fantastic literary festival in the beautiful Scottish Borders. I had the pleasure of spending last weekend in the rainy, but gorgeous surroundings of [...]

We Have Our Winners!

May 9th, 2011|

Two lovely people won ARC's of the US edition of THE BLACKHOPE ENIGMA over the weekend. The books will be winging their way to states [...]

Authors for Japan

March 15th, 2011|

An online auction to raise funds for Red Cross relief efforts in Japan. Author Keris Stainton generously made time to create an online auction of [...]

The Lost Thing

January 28th, 2011|

Those of you who have read my blog from the beginning might remember this post about extraordinary author and artist, Shaun Tan. He is one [...]

Mapping Ideas

January 27th, 2011|

In which I deconstruct and reconstruct The Next Book. I am on a short breather from work on my next children's novel. This gives [...]

My New Studio Mascot

January 21st, 2011|

Everyone needs one of these! This little guy was given to me by the excellent Karen MacDonald, creator of Nameless Wonders. I gave Karen [...]

My Official Facebook Page

December 14th, 2010|

I have an official Facebook author page at last! It has been fun to watch the number of followers grow over the past few weeks [...]

Where Have I Been All This Time?

December 14th, 2010|

I am feeling terribly guilty at not stopping by my blog recently. I last posted just before heading off to the Lennoxlove Book Festival, which [...]

Door Art

November 16th, 2010|

So I walked into Linlithgow Bridge Primary School last week and what did I find but amazing The Blackhope Enigma 'door art' made by [...]

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