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I have been writing and publishing for about 30 years - originally short stories and poetry, later Scottish folklore and novels, mostly for 9-13 year-olds, but more recently for teenagers and adult also as well as younger readers. I have published 12 books, all but two full-length. They have been successful, winning prizes and shortlisted for more, televised, and translated into 18 languages. I have three recent novels seeking a publisher.
I have given many talks for the Scottish Book Trust, well over 50.
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Dumfries and Galloway; East Ayrshire; Edinburgh City; Glasgow City; Midlothian; North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Scottish Borders; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; West Lothian
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Topics of work
Adolescence; Adventure; Childhood; Coasts, seas & oceans; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Fantasy; Horror; World War 2