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.
- The Man and the SwordThere once was a swordsman that loved battle. From a young age, when he’d been squired to a great knight, he’d always loved to fight. The thrill of besting others, the joy of swinging his sword. Though he was apprenticed to a knightly order he didn’t take vows in the end. Not for him the … Continue reading The Man and the Sword
- The Snow MaidenOnce upon a time there was a village that nestled in the far north. Backed by tall mountains to the south it looked across a wide, white plain where reindeer roamed. By day the people who lived there would farm the land, fish in mountain lakes and hunt. By night they would gather together for … Continue reading The Snow Maiden
- A quick, analytical look at Trump’s ‘Call for Peace.’This isn’t what I wanted to be my first blog post. I had a nice fluffy piece about magic and coincidences and how I was going to make 2021 my year. But nah, a bunch of idiots in America decided to throw a coup and I’m sitting here watching along with half the world feeling … Continue reading A quick, analytical look at Trump’s ‘Call for Peace.’
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