Inverness Book Festival

It’s been a brilliant week at the book festival at Eden Court here in Inverness, sponsored by Sandstone Press. The fact that it clashed with the Edinburgh book festival was perhaps unfortunate for the authors, but great for us people going along because the audiences were small, meaning that we got to ask questions and…

Blue – release and blog tour etc

Hi all, Ivory here. Thought I’d write a general post explaining everything that’s going to be happening over the next few weeks, with the blog tour schedule etc. Obsession has been free all this week, returning to normal price at midnight on Friday. Don’t ask me which time zone – I haven’t got a clue!!…

Nikki Emerson

Continuing with the theme of blogging about people that inspire me while they’re still alive, today I want to tell you about Nikki Emerson. Most of you have probably never heard of her and I think that’s as much a sad commentary on life as it is on the state of reporting about people who…

Bittersweet

I’m not the kind of girl that gets upset by celebrity deaths. For all that we see some version of people’s lives on screens and the covers of magazines, it’s a one-dimensional kind of knowing. They’re still strangers, even when they’re familiar ones. When we get the news that someone has died, I take a…