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.

  • Currently on hiatus
    Hello wonderful readers! Thought I’d give you a quick update. So March’s short story didn’t go up and April’s won’t either. I’m currently dealing with some health issues that make writing pretty tricky. Obviously I’m hoping to get them sorted asap but at the same time rushing this seems like a really bad idea. So … Continue reading Currently on hiatus
  • The God of Flowers and Honey
    It’s always an event when a god comes to your village. I was the first person to notice him this time. I was in the outer pasture, looking after the sheep. It’s an important job but not an active one. If a wolf threatens the flock I leap into action. If a lamb manages to … Continue reading The God of Flowers and Honey
  • 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!

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