I'm often asked, in schools, if I know any other writers.
Since joining The Scattered Authors' Society, I've met many other writers, and
count them as good friends. Follow the links to meet some of them.
And now you can see them - and me - on YouTube! SAS members read the shaggiest dog story ever, made up from bits of their books. Click on the link to see it - SAS on YouTube
Ian Billlings - writer, panto-star, children's stand-up comic.
Buzz over to his site and rummage in his chuckle-bag.
revered founder of the SAS, and award winning writer of thrillers. I suspect her of having been a gangster's moll.
author of hugely popular series, such as My Secret Unicorn, Sky Horses and Skating School.
Jane Eagland, author of Wildthorn -
who couldn't decide whether to be a percussionist, an English teacher,
a lorry-driver or a nun.
Nick Green, author of Cat Kin, is naturally reclusive. He is rarely seen in public, even when he is in fact there.
The photo may or may not be of him.
Cindy Jefferies - has sold books and antiques and, I'm sure I've heard, kept sheep who wore wellies and overcoats!
Karen King - was born and bred in good old Brum, but spent many years living in Cornwall. She started her career on the 'Jackie' magazine, and has been an agony aunt! So, a good person to go to with problems...
Blood-sucking kelpies, time travel, gargoyles, Vikings - Joan Lennon has written about them all!
I once spent a day in Edinburgh Museum with her, viewing the Lewis Chessmen.
Paeony Lewis has the hardest name to spell in the SAS.
As a child, she thought writing was so hard, it would make her brain explode, yet she's written loads.
Michelle Lovric is a wonderful writer, and loves cats and Italy, especially Venice.
When my cat died, Michelle lit a candle for him to Doge Morosini, who loved cats!
Sue Purkiss was born in God's own country, with six fingers on each hand, which possibly makes her a witch.
It's hard to pin Leila down, as she's always in some other country. But it's worth trying, as she's always funny and full of good ideas.
Celia Rees, writer of exciting Girls' Own Adventure stories - Witch Child, Sorceress, Pirates!, Sovay and The Fool's Girl.
Linda Strachan - half-Scottish, half Italian and an excellent writer.
She met up with Joan and me for the day out in Edinburgh and the chessmen viewing
Ann Turnbull - owner of Harley the cat, but has written some books too.