A Fete Worse Than Death at a bargain price!

I'm celebrating getting a few things done at the moment: The Case of the Black Tulips, my co-written Victorian mystery with Paula Harmon, is doing really well - and we've just published the paperback! We're finishing off the edits for its sequel, The Case of the Runaway Client I've just finished the draft of Pippa Parker …

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Pinch, punch, first book of the month! A Fete Worse Than Death is LIVE!

Here it is! The pre-orders clicked through at stupid o'clock this morning, which means that A Fete Worse Than Death is officially LIVE! I've made a trilogy! (and yes, I still get excited, even though I've done this quite a few times now!) Oh yes, and I've had a review! Nathanielle Crawford has done a …

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The Cat Is In The Library? A quantum-inspired short story

So, the Quantum Shorts story competition has come round again. I didn't think I'd manage to write a story for it this year, what with NaNoWriMo and everything, but then Twitter sparked off an idea... Who can't get behind a story featuring cats and libraries? I started off with a spin on Schrodinger's Cat, based …

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It’s #ComedyBookWeek on Twitter!

Taking a very quick break from editing (yes, STILL editing), to mention the marvellous #ComedyBookWeek that's been going on this week. It's the brainchild of Ana Spoke, author of Shizzle, Inc, and if you follow the hashtag you'll find all sorts of goodies - interviews, reviews and giveaways. Plus many of the participating books (over 100 at …

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Audience Choice Award: ‘The Real Tooth Truth’

Today I heard that I've won the Audience Choice Award for 'The Real Tooth Truth', my semi-final story in the Lacomic Cup! I'm mega-chuffed, all the more so because the prize is a hamper of books from Kenny's Bookshop in Galway! Now what was I saying the other day about not adding any more books …

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Funny business: The Lacomic Cup

I can't quite believe it, but I'm one of the final 8 competitors in Round 3 of the HeadStuff Lacomic Cup! And the Lacomic Cup would be...? Well, it's a comic short story competition. Each round has a different requirement to meet, but the stories always have to be between 250-300 words, and funny. Once …

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