Women, Writing

Thunderpoints are Go!

Last night team Thunderpoint made a group appearance at Waterstones Byres Road as part of the Byres Road Book Festival. Myself, Kevin Scott and Andrew C Ferguson read from our novels, chatted to one another about character, plot and processes and answered questions from a very inquisitive and quite brilliant sold out audience. It's always… Continue reading Thunderpoints are Go!

Family, Film, Writing

Hogmanay & Handselling. Only in Scotland.

It's Hogmanay! Or for those of you reading this outside of Scotland it's New Year's Eve. Traditionally, in oor wee bonnie country, the last day of the year is spent preparing to say goodbye to the year past by welcoming in the next with a variety of cultural nuances that have regional variances but fundamentally deliver on the same… Continue reading Hogmanay & Handselling. Only in Scotland.


My Edinburgh International Book Festival debut…

Okay, so the headline is misleading but perhaps you'll forgive me in my excitement. It was indeed my Edinburgh International Book Festival debut as an author. That's true, completely and utterly. Here's the proof... The Birds That Never Flew was at the festival, on sale in the official book store. And I was there, alongside… Continue reading My Edinburgh International Book Festival debut…