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See my interview on North Lanarkshire Live where we talk writing, Asperger’s Syndrome and lockdown.

Last week I had a great interview with Martin Greechan from North Lanarkshire Live and we talked about all sorts of interesting things, including my writing, Asperger’s Syndrome and lockdown. If would would like to watch the show again, please … Continue reading

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Day 13 of the blog tour and it’s an honest 3 star review.

On day 13 of the blog tour the reviewer is Dini Panda Reads and she awards Jack Janson and the Storm Caller 3 stars. “Overall though, this was a well-paced and heartwarming story about family, growing up and finding your … Continue reading

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Join Jack on his adventures with Winfred Storm Caller

Jack Janson is nearly 14, unloved at home and bullied at school and has little good in his life other than his gran who lives in Cornwall and Sarah-Jane, the girl next door whom he adores. When Jack gets the … Continue reading

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2020 it’s going to be awesome!

I’ve decided that 2020 is going to be my biggest year yet. No excuses, no sitting on the sidelines, this year will be about action. I am going to publish at least two more books in the Jack Janson series, … Continue reading

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2019 in review

2019 will go down as the year I took decisive action and achieved proper tangible results. Action started in February when I went to BradCamp, an inspirational camp by Brad Burton. This was a true eye opener. I realised that … Continue reading

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A blether with Kim McLeod from Indi Authors World

Here I am talking to Kim McLeod from Indie Authors World as part of BookWeekScotland. It was great to talk to Kim about my writing, my latest book, Jack Janson and the Storm Caller and my Asperger’s Syndrome. Check out … Continue reading

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Jack Janson and the Storm Caller, the first review.

  Here is the first review from Maggie V in  Monaco. A definite 4.5 a real ‘grows on you’ book that you would pick up a second time without hesitation. If you’re a fan of Lord of the Rings, Harry … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions, why bother?

So, here we are on day ten of the new year, or to put it more accurately, another day of your life. I bet most of you have already broken your resolutions and had the cake, the cigarette, the alcohol, … Continue reading

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A great night at the New Writing Showcase

Last night I was part of a writers showcase at the Glasgow West End Festival and I was able to read two of my poems at the event to around forty people. I was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome three years … Continue reading

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A poem about my Asperger’s Syndrome given at the Sudden Fame event in Glasgow, 2018.

Last night I gave a reading of some of my poems at the Sudden Fame event in the Mitchell Library as part of the AyeWrite! festival in Glasgow, 2018. It was a fascinating evening, listening to such talented poets and … Continue reading

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