“Thoughts on books, the writing process and how to live a creative life”



What I’m working on, character info,  story background, giveaways.


Thoughts on living a creative  and fulfilling life.


Reading – the most fun after writing. If I read anything good, I’ll post it here.


Podcasts, radio interviews, audio-stories…  If you don’t want to read, you can listen!





I Always Wanted to be a Spy…

Every novel begins with a single idea. Or in this case, a lifelong obsession with spies and spying and the outstanding courage of the women who fought behind the lines in World War Two.



On the nature of gods: an interview

In this episode of the Hedge School podcast, I speak to Dr Sharon Blackie about contemporary shamanic practice, and whether it is possible to recreate an authentic spiritual practice based on what little we know about the traditions followed by our ancestors.



My best books for Christmas 2017

Happy Hogmanay. Or if you're from anywhere north of John O'Groats or south of Gretna Green, Happy New Year. And, as is (almost) traditional, here's a round-up of the best books of 2017, fiction and non-fiction.


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