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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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Do something different to keep your writing fresh.

Many writers when they are in the middle of a novel can lose track of where they are and are just punching out the words. When this happens, the writing can be a bit stale and lacking action. It’s tough, … Continue reading

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Reading an extract of Jack Janson and the Storm Caller at Words and Music.

Last night at Words and Music in Glasgow I read an extract of my latest young adult fantasy, Jack Janson and the Storm Caller to the group. Here, Jack has just been introduced to the giant Winfred Storm Caller and … Continue reading

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What a writer needs most – support.

Writing is a lonely occupation, writers are often shut away in rooms for hours at a time for days on end working on their latest manuscript with little or no contact with others for a considerable time. That doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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A great interview with Sunny G radio

Yesterday I visited Sunny G Radio in Govan, Glasgow and had an amazing interview with Cartiona Hamilton there. We talked about my latest book, Jack Janson and the Storm Caller, writing, creativity and how my Asperger’s Syndrome has helped me … 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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Jack Janson and the Storm Caller, what one of my advance readers said.

Before I released my book onto the world, I asked some advance readers to give me their thoughts on it. Here is the full review by Max E who is 12. “To start off I would like to say that … Continue reading

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