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A Sad Christmas Tale

Date posted: 22nd Dec 2017

TOMORROW will mark my final signing of 2017 with WHSmith, back in my home city of Stirling, and I’m really looking forward to it. This is also the last outing of my four stop Christmas 2017 tour and I’m delighted to say I followed up sales of 56 and…...

Souey & Me!

Date posted: 8th Dec 2017

IT’s not every day that you’re in competition with a Liverpool, Rangers and Scotland footballing legend but briefly that was the case for me at WHSmith Gyle Books last Saturday! Things had been going well for #TheStirlingScribbler in Edinburgh and I was up at 50 book sales when the…...

Back on the Road!

Date posted: 30th Nov 2017

IT’s November 30, St Andrew’s Day, the festive season is almost upon us once again and on Saturday I’m back on the road on a short four-stop signing tour with my good friends at WHSmith. Although I will be signing copies of my first four books from the Thoroughgood…...

The Summer of Discontent

Date posted: 26th Aug 2017

IT has been three months since my last blog which I posted full of hope that I might have a real chance of winning The People’s Book Prize down in old London Town. Sadly, despite 11,000 votes, I lost out to an Amazon best seller from South Africa and…...

The Final Frontier

Date posted: 30th Apr 2017

BY any stretch of the imagination it’s a big week for me! Tomorrow in my home city of Stirling I will complete my short four week WHSmith signing tour of Central Scotland on the build up to the final of The People’s Book Prize, which is held on Tuesday,…...

Back on the Road Again

Date posted: 28th Apr 2017

AFTER a short break it’s time for me to get back on the road again as I build up to the final of The People’s Book Prize on May 23, in which my latest novel ‘The Shift’ has made the final of the fiction category, at The Stationer’s Hall…...

The End Of The Road

Date posted: 24th Mar 2017

AMAZINGLY tomorrow’s trip to Middlesbrough will bring to an end my four stop WHSmith North of England Tour, which has proven an undoubted success on many fronts. After three stops in Newcastle, Durham and Gateshead Metro the bottom line is sitting at a not too shabby 141 sales, which…...

Golden Wonder

Date posted: 3rd Mar 2017

TOMORROW will mark the second outing on my WH Smith North of England tour with a visit to Durham, which I am really looking forward to. Thankfully stage one of the four date tour went really well with 52 books sold at Newcastle WH Smith, where I met a…...