March 2023 Releases

With my debut novel SQUEAKY CLEAN coming out on 2nd March (Pushkin Vertigo), I wanted to highlight a few other books publishing in the same month which I’m excited for. The Space Between Us by Doug Johnstone (Orenda Books) – 2 March Renowned Scottish crime writer Doug Johnstone – known for his excellent series about … More March 2023 Releases

Eat my shorts 2022

It’s always boom or bust for me and after having a quiet year in 2021 with regards to short stories, I’ve had quite a few out this year which I want to highlight – for eligibility purposes, if you’re involved in reading/voting for awards, but also for anybody who may be interested and is looking … More Eat my shorts 2022

Read THE LAST GOOD THING in New Writing Scotland 40

Thrilled to be back in the pages of the esteemed New Writing Scotland! Out today, New Writing Scotland 40: nobody remembers the birdman, contains some of the best, freshest contemporary writing coming out of Scotland right now. It includes my short story THE LAST GOOD THING which features a genie who lives in a can … More Read THE LAST GOOD THING in New Writing Scotland 40

Read FILL TO THE LINE in the Instant Noodle Literary Review

My new short story FILL TO THE LINE: INSIDE SCOTLAND’S INSTANT NOODLE MUSEUM is now free to read in The Instant Noodle Literary Review Issue One! This was a really fun story to write. As soon as I saw a call for story submissions on the subject of instant noodles I knew I had to … More Read FILL TO THE LINE in the Instant Noodle Literary Review

Listen to ‘Ye Tak the Ghost Road’ on Ghostlore Part Two: Hauntings NOW

Today’s the day! Part Two of Ghostlore on the Alternative Stories Podcast is now available to listen to here. (And on many other streaming platforms too, including Apple, Spotify, Amazon, and all the big ones, whichever your preferred platform is.) The second half of Ghostlore, edited by the excellent author Lyndsey Croal, features stories involving … More Listen to ‘Ye Tak the Ghost Road’ on Ghostlore Part Two: Hauntings NOW