Next week I am so excited for the virtual launch of my new novel THE BOATMAN’S WIFE published by Storyfire Ltd, an imprint of Bookouture, next Thursday 14th January. I will be talking  about THE BOATMAN’S WIFE and what inspired the story as well as talk about the experience of writing a whole novel while in […]


STARTING SEPTEMBER 2020 CREATIVE WRITING CLASSES SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE WHETHER YOU ARE A BEGINNER OR MORE EXPERIENCED. WRITE FROM THE HEART: WEEKLY CREATIVE PRACTICE  Thursday nights 7- 8 p.m. starting 3rd September  £6 drop in, £20/£15 for low income for block of 4 (non-sequential) To book email:  60 minutes of unlocking creativity. We begin […]

Midsummer Moon Online Day Retreat

SATURDAY JUNE 20TH – ONLINE ON ZOOM 9-12PM AND THEN 6-9PM Join Sam and Noelle on our magical Midsummer Moon Women’s Retreat online on Zoom on Saturday 19th June. As we had to cancel our residential retreat this year in the west of Scotland, and reschedule for next year, we thought it would be wonderful […]

The Island Girls Virtual Book Launch

Stay safe at home & join me live online to celebrate the launch of my new novel The Island Girls on Thursday 23rd April at 7.00 pm. GMT. I’ll tell you a little about the story behind the book, and read a couple of excerpts. I shall also host a Q&A session and we’ll finish […]


‘Emotionally gripping and beautifully performed…’ (Dawn Geddes, Scots Magazine.) Following our sell-out performances at Cymera Festival in June 2019, I’m thrilled to open The Audacious Women’s Festival 2020 with a new production of WITCHES’ GETS at The Scottish Storytelling Centre on 20th February. Our 8 p.m. show is already a sell-out but WE HAVE AN […]

Dublin Launch for The Gravity of Love

I am so thrilled to be launching my new novel The Gravity of Love in Ireland in the wonderful independent bookstore Gutter Books in Temple Bar in Dublin on Wednesday 30th May at 6.30 p.m.  I will be talking about why the gravity of love is so powerful, and how love stories are as relevant […]