“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!





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.



Digging into the guts: writing into the fire

It’s staringly obvious to anyone who takes more than about three minutes to read the facts of her life that the woman whom we know best as the Maid of Orléans was neither a peasant girl nor a visionary...



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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