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Inspiration Point

Launched today, Inspiration Point is a “place for young people interested in the arts in the North-east of Scotland to find out more about the creative pathways available to them within their local area and beyond.” It looks like a great resource,

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Word / Aberdeen May Festival 2016

  I’ve been desperate to share this with y’all for ages but was bound to silence by higher powers. I’ll be appearing as part of the Word Festival / Aberdeen May Festival on Sunday May 29th at 2pm. I did

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The Waves Burn Bright – new for 2016

So here it is, the cover and blurb of my third novel, The Waves Burn Bright. Yet again Freight have done a stunning job with the cover (with zero input from me, so I’m allowed to gush about it). As some

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Silma Hill Book Tour

It’s that time of year, folks. A new novel and a new book tour to promote it. I will be reading, signing books, answering questions and partaking of the odd tipple at the following venues: June 29th, The Blue Lamp,

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Talk About The Passion

I know, I’ve been a bit quiet recently. Partly I’ve been recovering from (read: trying unsuccessfully to lose weight gained / liver damage sustained on) my book tour but I’ve also been cerebellum deep in research for what will hopefully

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Extract Online

Freight Books have made an exclusive extract from First Time Solo available online. It is the very beginning of the book and I hope you enjoy it. The book tour starts next week (May 22nd, 6.30pm) in Aberdeen Waterstones. See

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On The Road

I’ve been pretty silent on here this year. Not because little has been happening but because so much has been going on, but much that has yet to achieve fruition. Copy edits, proposals, enough emails to destroy an entire rainforest

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