Category: A Stone’s Throw

A Stone’s Throw selected for New Writing North’s Read Regional campaign

A Stone’s Throw selected for New Writing North’s Read Regional campaign

I’m delighted to say that A Stone’s Throw has been selected by New Writing North to be part of their Read Regional campaign, 2012-2013. What this means is that I’ll be travelling all over Yorkshire and the North-East, to libraries and reading groups, to talk about the novel. I’ve already had a lovely day, meeting …

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PRIDE Bristol, 2011

PRIDE Bristol, 2011

After an epic bus journey (six hours is nearly epic on our little island), the Bristol Pride event was hugely enjoyable, not least because of the enthusiasm and warmth of everyone I met. Real pride in their people, their Pride week, their friends, their city. Good pride. I ate a delicious supper in Cafe Kino upstairs, then …

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First stay in Hawthornden Castle Writers’ Retreat, May 2010

First stay in Hawthornden Castle Writers’ Retreat, May 2010

  Spent four weeks in May as a Hawthornden Fellow in Hawthornden Castle in the heart of Midlothian, together with six fellow writers. The castle is a writers’ retreat organised to give writers as much solitude and freedom to write as they can bear, and for me it worked wonderfully well. Breakfast and dinner are …

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