Hello! Welcome to my website

My name is Maisie and I am a Birmingham-born writer who lives in Glasgow. I write for children, teens and occasionally adults too. 


Things you didn't know about me:

  • My cat ran away after 10 years and went to live down the road.  
  • I can't cook Chinese food, but I can use chopsticks
  • Estoy aprendiendo español (I am learning Spanish)
  • I am a trained yoga teacher for children and adults
  • Before becoming a writer I worked for the Red Cross, was a cleaner, worked in Blockbusters and various libraries. 


Latest News 2018



The Big Think is a new SMSC wellbeing programme for Primary Schools in the UK. Many of the new and inclusive stories were written by me



My new mentee for 2017-2018 is Scottish Chinese writer Eliza Chan who writes sci-fi and fantasy



New Writing 

I have been commissioned by Ladybird for a new anthology and I will have a story in SCOOP MAGAZINE very soon! 


"Perhaps Women were once so dangerous they had to have their feet bound" Maxine Hong Kingston (The Woman Warrior)