Both digital and physical visits are on offer to schools and festivals – it entirely depends on how comfortable you are with receiving visitors again. Here is a listing of those events open to the public.
19th: The big one! I have never been fortunate enough to be asked to Edinburgh International Book Festival before, but this time I’m on the programme – and I could not be more buzzing! Right from the beginning, this was the dream for me. I will be speaking about The Chessmen Thief with Alice Blackwell, who is in charge of looking after the iconic Lewis Chessmen at the National Museum of Scotland. You can see details of the event and book your online slot HERE.
8th to 10th: Nairn Book and Arts Festival. I will be visiting all four feeder primary schools: Millbank, Rosebank, Auldearn and Cawdor Primaries as well as Nairn Academy.
23-25th: St Duthac’s Festival, Tain. I will be visiting local schools and I’ll also be taking part in the fantastic Nigg Book Fair alongside lots of other Highland authors.
2nd: I’ll be at NessBookFest to talk about Scottish by Inclination
21st-22nd: I’ll be at the Word on the Street Festival in Dingwall, running book- and storytelling events for kids.
13th: I’ll be talking about being a ‘Proactive Writer’ for the Society of Authors in Scotland.