I’m Cal. Self-confessed diva, start-up podcaster, wannabe-explorer, interminable writer. I’m passionate about spinning stories, creating honest characters, and building unique worlds through my writing.
I have a particular fondness for all manner of speculative fiction – sci-fi, horror, fantasy – and enjoy genre fiction with an accessible literary flair. I am inspired by the DIY ethos of punk, the inclusive values of queer communities, and the zen vibes of marijuana x eastern philosophies.
Here you will find examples of my freelance work, my hourly rates and contact information, an introduction to my storytelling podcast Stories from the Hearth, and all sorts of writing (from postcard poetry and short stories, to my travel blog from a year long trip around the world in 2016, and even the occasional essay).
Recently I completed work on my first novel, Haardóttir, and am aiming to take this to publication. If you are (or know of) an agent looking to represent strong, queer, speculative Scottish writing, you know where to find me.
I am currently available to hire for freelance writing work, editing, proofreading, and narrative production via my Rates & Contact page.