Hi, I’m Vanessa and welcome to my site.
In 2015, I won Bloody Scotland’s Pitch Perfect event and my first novel, Death Will Find Me, will be published on 20th February, 2019. You can see if it’s for you by visiting the preview link over there on the left.
You can find out more about me and what I’m up to by following the links at the top, and there are contact details below if you want to ask me any questions or invite me to talk at your bookshop, library or festival.
Tag Archives: reading
As an awkward and out-of-place teenager, books were my comfort, my inspiration and my solace. I was – and am – a voracious reader and we couldn’t possibly have afforded to buy enough books to meet my needs and so … Continue reading
I first discovered podcasts when everyone was talking about the first series of Serial towards the end of 2014. Up until then, I’d kind of assumed that they would be slightly amateurish, poor quality journalism and that they’d sound as … Continue reading
I’ve been blogging since 2006 – practically the Dark Ages in digital terms – and one of the blogs that I’ve read since the beginning is Random Jottings. Mostly reviewing books, and doing so in the least pretentious way, Elaine … Continue reading