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, was published in February, 2019. The second Tessa Kilpatrick book will be out early next year and in the meantime, I’ll soon be launching a series of art crime thrillers.
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.
Category Archives: Sunday words
Way back in January, I made plans for this year, breaking it down into quarters and working out what needed to be done. It was always optimistic but I was feeling pretty productive back then. I reckon a fair few … Continue reading
Like almost every writer I know, I worry that my work isn’t good enough. That it never will be good enough. That I should forget about writing and accept that I am a consumer of other people’s creativity and not … Continue reading
Nous sommes Paris. Those seem to be the only words that matter this weekend. Words that show solidarity, sympathy and a refusal to allow hate to win over love.
Personally, I like a nice adverb every so often but I take Mr King’s point.