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David Bishop

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Contact: d.bishop@napier.ac.uk
Local authority: South Lanarkshire
Languages: English
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I'm a professional writer with 20 published novels, ranging from science fiction and fantasy like Doctor Who to crime and horror. An award-winning screenwriter, my broadcast credits include TV dramas and radio plays for the BBC. I've written thousands of pages of published comics.

I lead the creative writing programme at Edinburgh Napier University, and I've run writing workshops across Scotland, England and Norway.

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Midlothian; North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Mentoring; Panel event; Residency; Talk; Workshop; Professional development, CLPL or CPD; Chairing events

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Prisoners & young offenders

Topics of work

Crime fiction; Editing & editing your own work; Fantasy; Historical fiction; Horror; Mystery & thriller; Science fiction

Age groups published for

Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30