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I was born in 1957 in a small village in Sussex, on the south coast of England. From eleven years of age I was educated at a Church of England secondary school and had no real ambition beyond leaving...

I'm Paul Bristow; I write mostly children's fiction, folk tales and comics, sometimes all at once. I live in Greenock, Scotland.I’ve been writing since I was wee, my Gran used to loan me her old...

I was a journalist for more than 15 years, working in both the regional and national press on domestic and foreign stories. Since leaving journalism I have worked in public relations for the former...

I was just a single mother cleaning toilets and cutting grass, trying to make sense of life in a council estate on the Isle of Skye, when I won a week on a writer’s retreat at Moniack Mhor. It...

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I’m the writer of 3 published novels, My Name is Denise Forrester (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2005), The Good Death (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007) and most recently, Indecent Acts (Freight, 2014...

44 years old. Fiction writer.

A member of the Solway Poets who as a group have performed regularly throughout Britain including at the Edinburgh Science Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe, Dumfries and Galloway Festival, the Wigtown...

Hamish Brown comes of a Fife family with overseas connections and has himself visited many parts of the world as traveller and mountaineer, but especially the Atlas Mountains of which he is a world...

I grew up in Paisley, studied English at Glasgow University and taught English before beginning a family. I started writing as a “young mum”, doing articles for magazines, and progressing to novels...

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