Books and Maps: two of my favourite things

Despite dabbling in social networking, I’m not really that much of a high-tech gadget or app fan.  The one exception is digital maps, the more interactive they are the better, throw in books and I’m hooked.  So when I recently stumbled upon “Edinburgh Reads“, I lost a good hour or more of writing time. EdinburghContinue reading “Books and Maps: two of my favourite things”

Golem-spotting in Fife!

I recently received one of the best gifts a children’s author can receive: artwork inspired by my writing. Karl Barrs, a teacher in Fife, sent me this photo of golems his class made out of clay after tuning in to an author event I did online for Education Scotland’s Glovember celebration of books. I wroteContinue reading “Golem-spotting in Fife!”

How to Buy a Golem Book (and Spread the Word)

Friends and family here in Scotland and around the world have asked me how they should buy the book.  They want to know what would benefit me most as a brand new author. As an author at the beginning of my career, what I need help with the most is getting word out about myContinue reading “How to Buy a Golem Book (and Spread the Word)”