Me

My name is Alex McCall, and I’m a writer.  My book is called Attack of the Giant Robot Chickens and won the 2013 Kelpies Prize. It also won the Younger Readers category of the 2015 Scottish Children’s Book Award. It’s sequel is called Revenge of the Giant Robot Chickens.

  • Creation out of Destruction
    The last world died in flame and chaos. Fire covered everything, the heat searing the land. All that used to be was rent asunder. Life died, rocks cracked and everything ended. And out of that destruction stepped the Blacksmith. He was all that was left of the past. He looked across the black and broken … Continue reading Creation out of Destruction
  • Happy 2023!
    A very belated Happy New Year to you all! I can’t believe January is almost over. I’ve spent most of the month getting things organised so I thought I’d take a moment to talk about how my current projects are going. I’m getting back into writing a short story a month again this year! This … Continue reading Happy 2023!
  • A Short Time Later…
    Well it has been a busy week and a half Between my dishwasher destroying itself in a way never before seen, according to the nice engineer, a few doctors appointments and maybe getting evicted, maybe not (it’s currently looking like not but I only found that out about an hour ago) it’s been quite an … Continue reading A Short Time Later…
  • Where was I and what was I up to?
    Hey guys, it’s been a while. Last year I challenged myself to write a short fairy tale every month and post it up on my website. I managed it and I think they turned out really well. So the obvious thing was to try that again this year. I would say I made it to … Continue reading Where was I and what was I up to?

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