I’m Vanessa and I’m a writer. I’ve just finished my first novel and my agent is David Headley at DHH Literary Agency. Hopefully, I’ll have some exciting news re publication dates and so on soon.
In 2015, I won the Pitch Perfect competition for unpublished writers at Bloody Scotland, the crime writing festival held in Stirling each autumn.
This is where I write about what I’m writing, where I’m going, what I’m reading, and other random things such as house renovations and the neighbourhood where I live. I also include author interviews from time to time.
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JK Rowling famously wrote Harry Potter in Edinburgh cafes (although not in as many as claim to be the birthplace of Harry P. I suspect) while other writers can’t imagine in other than complete silence or away from their desk … Continue reading
I am a very limited knitter. I can only do garter and purl stitches although I have recently learnt how to do yarn-overs so, I can now do very basic lace patterns. My dear friend Catriona Gunn is determined that … Continue reading
Once again I’ve been rather slack. We’ve been away on another home exchange – this time to London – and I’ll blog soon about that, but it’s also been half-term, we’ve bought another house, work’s been busy etc…. I have … Continue reading