Future projects

The next couple of months will be very busy for me with NaNoWriMo and then┬áChristmas following along not far behind.   To NaNo first…I have already posted up the synopsis for the book. In a break with my usual style I’ve decided to try and write a book for teens. It will be about a…

On bullying

I hear October is anti bullying month and that there’s some authors against bullying thing going on Stateside on Friday. Figured it wouldn’t hurt to put forward my two pence on the issue. See, here’s the thing…I was bullied as a child. Badly. It’s safe to say I was a monumentally ugly teenager. It’s the…

Mortality

I almost died last Tuesday. A week ago today. At twenty to six in the evening, I was driving to Aberdeen. It was a wild and stormy evening, with lashing winds and torrential rain. I was slowing down as I approached a bend in the road and hit a patch of water just as I…