The Lost Property of the Pastons is a short story inspired by the 15th century Paston Family, written for 26.org to celebrate Norwich’s designation as a UNESCO City of Literature.
A Wee Minding was longlisted for the Bristol Short Story Prize 2013 and published in Gutter 09 (Freight).
The Monday to Friday Routine was published in Gutter 03 (Freight).
I’ve written blogs for my publisher Pan Macmillan about the scene of the crime (aka my writing space) and how to commit the perfect murder. I selected my Top Ten Scottish Books for Books from Scotland. And wrote a piece for We Heart Writing on how my mother helped me birth my debut novel.
Thomas Beach’s Grave was written for the 26 Writers in Residence project from 26.org. It is about a WW1 soldier memorialised in an Edinburgh graveyard, who emigrated from Scotland to Canada, but died in Ypres.
Ruffled Russell and the Lost Soul is an experimental children’s illustrated book project featuring an existential Jack Russell dog. It is a collaboration between myself and visual artist Audrey Grant.