Today is the day! My new Scottish full-length novel, Highcrag, is being launched on Facebook. Please come and join the … More Book Launch and New Website!
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Summer has whizzed by me this year and I’ve woefully neglected this blog, and my newsletter. However, I’m delighted autumn … More Cover Reveal and Free Short Stories!
Where did the last month go? Seriously – I can’t believe it’s so long since I posted anything. However, I … More Trains, Writing and Inspiration
That’s me just about packed for the RNA weekend conference at Lancaster and hoping I don’t keep changing my mind … More Off to Conference!
Since we’re heading towards the Summer Solstice, the longest day, we must be almost half way through the year. It … More Half Way Through the Writing Year
After the too-hot weather at Easter and a few good days between then and now, we’re almost back to winter … More Weather for the Ducks
I was delighted to attend the afternoon event with two friends at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh to celebrate … More Celebrating 150 Years of The People’s Friend
It seems weeks since I’ve settled down to proper work, partly because the Easter break stretched even longer this year. … More Filling the Creative Well
Now that we’re a bit nearer by train, there’s no excuse not to start exploring Edinburgh a bit more since … More Writers’ Museum Edinburgh
A quick heads-up – my sweet novella Venetian Interlude is on Amazon countdown until 4th April, if anyone fancies a … More Venetian Interlude on Countdown
What a great SAW weekend conference I attended from Friday until Sunday afternoon, an annual highlight of my year. Full … More Scottish Association of Writers Conference
Where did February go since my last post? I seemed to look up and suddenly it was March. I imagine … More Finding the Joy in Tidying
We had a great day visiting Culross in Fife again, which is mentioned in my current Work in Progress. It’s … More Researching in Situ
Yet more procrastination fun besides the decluttering, adjudicating and writing – tinkering with book covers! I wasn’t satisfied with some … More Tinkering with Book Covers
I think the brighter days are already having an effect on me as I’m enjoying decluttering in between work, though … More Decluttering and Updating
This week, we’re heading towards Burns Night in Scotland on 25th January, although the birthday of our national bard is … More The Highland Lass and Burns Night
Where has the time gone since my first post of the new year on January 1st? It doesn’t bode well … More Kelpies and Writing
I love the beginning of a new year as it’s always filled with possibilities before reality kicks in and life … More Welcome 2019 – A Year of Creativity?
Well, I made it – managed to get Christmas Charade out before any more festive days have passed! If you’re … More Christmas Charade
Last weekend, I had a lovely time at the annual Hopetoun House Christmas Fair. This is one of the grandest … More Christmas Fairs and Children’s Book
First of all, I’m so delighted that my daughter Victoria now has a collection of nineteen short stories and flash … More Books Galore!
We had such a beautiful dry and sunny weekend up here last Saturday and Sunday that we took the chance … More November Outings
A very warm welcome to Canadian author Melanie Robertson-King on the Reading and Writing Blog today. I’ve known Melanie online … More Introducing Canadian Author Melanie Robertson-King
I thought that I’d post a couple of links to interesting articles this week, in between posts from invited guests. … More Creativity and Marketing
I’m delighted to welcome author and blogger Frances Garrood to the Reading and Writing blog today. I very much enjoy … More Introducing Author Frances Garrood