I’m a writer based in Glasgow, where it is raining.

My novel Monstrous Devices is published by Penguin Random House/ Viking Children’s Books in the USA, and by Oneworld Publications/ Rock The Boat in the UK; it’s an adventure for readers aged 9-12, but older people are allowed to read it, too. In fact, I encourage it.

My writing on music, film, TV, photography and other things has appeared in publications including Uncut, The Sunday Herald, The Guardian, The Scotsman, Bright Lights Film Journal, Scotland On Sunday and The Royal Photographic Society Journal, among others. You can find some examples if you visit the Writing page, and there’s information on other books I’ve written or contributed to on the Books page.