Follow Elaine's blog for news and information about her collection of original, feminist fairy tales, The Silver Moon Storybook and forthcoming publications.

August 14, 2019

In some exciting non book-related news, I recently decided to put myself forward for selection as a candidate for Holyrood 2021 for the Scottish Greens. Today I treated myself to a day of undisturbed writing to celebrate the kids going back to school.

Here's what I cam...

August 6, 2019

Back in the Labyrinth day, eight year old me was surrounded by males jostling for position at the expense of females; in the school gym I had already noted the double standard whereby I was given a dressing down for getting overexcited and squealing during a game of pi...

August 3, 2019

I am in the mood for a new writing project, so have decided to work on a wee series​​ about bits and pieces of culture, art and literature that have inspired and influenced me through the years. Many of them have made their way into The Silver Moon Storybook in one gui...

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