Heartsong: latest from my Blog

Flexing my fiction muscle

I’m having a writing month, with no events, very limited social media - you heard it here first - as I’m desperate to immerse myself back into fiction. I’m not...

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Book ideas for an anxious teenager

There are some teenagers who contact me when they’re worried about something and, of course, I always try to help. This time, I need your help. So, one...

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ManxLitFest – info for audiences

I’m on the Isle of Man! (Well, I’m writing this before I go, so I’m assuming the tiny planes – two, because I have to fly via Manchester – get...

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A wave to The Mary Erskine School

I’m not sure how many years I’ve been doing an annual event in The Mary Erskine School for, but it’s a lot, and I enjoy every visit. I...

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Reading is not spinach, even with squid

I’m doing the closing keynote at Dyslexia Scotland’s Education Conference conference today. Dyslexia Scotland is a wonderful organisation, working so hard to improve the lives of dyslexic children at...

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