Nov ’21 – Buffing the Tarnished Sundial is included in the debut Cranked Anvil flash fiction anthology… Purchase a copy here.
October 21 – Delighted to have a short story included in Dinna Mess Wi The Popo, a collection of prize-winning fiction from NE Scotland, produced by the Elphinstone Institute (Aberdeen University) OUT NOW… available to buy here…
October 21 – Chuffed to have a short story LONGLISTED by literary periodical, Northern Gravy...
November 21 – Excited that my micro-fiction piece, RESTORING THE SHIP’S WHEEL is included in Issue 10 of Ellipsis Zine, Everything Has A Price… available to buy here
October 21 – Flash fiction tutoring available, suitable for all levels (Bronze, Silver, Gold) of the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme. Fun sessions, exploring student’s ideas, learning how to write concisely, using words that pop and zing off the page… For further info, please get in touch via my contact page.
September 21 – Well this was a fab start to the week – have WON the Retreat West Monthly Micro competition, working with MILK as a theme. To read MIXING MILK THISTLE TEA just click on the link… Mixing Milk Thistle Tea
September 21 – Delighted to be SHORTLISTED in the Cranked Anvil Quarterly Flash Fiction competition. Read the winning stories here… Cranked Anvil Flash
September 21 – Thrilled to have ‘Fledgling’ included in the Retreat West Anthology, The Weight of Feathers, out NOW in both paperback and ebook… Click here to buy.
August 21 – This UNCANNY theme really pushed me outside my writing comfort zone, so I was especially thrilled to be LONGLISTED!
August 21 – Absolutely delighted that The Fight of the Wyld Cattis, my piece about Scottish Wildcats, will be included in the World Wildlife Fund Great Scottish Canvas , available to view in their virtual gallery here. It will also be exhibited at the Glasgow Science Centre during October, and will be printed in the Great Scottish Canvas book, which will be used during the UN Climate Conference, COP26.
July 21 – Loved the theme of this month’s Retreat West Monthly Micro competition… BLOOM. And was delighted to be LONGLISTED!