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I write (as D. V. Bishop) the multi-award-winning Cesare Aldo historical thrillers, published by Pan Macmillan. Before that I had 20 books published across numerous genres, ranging from science fiction (novels of Doctor Who and Judge Dredd) to fantasy (novels of Warhammer) and horror (A Nightmare on Elm Street: Suffer the Children). My broadcast credits as a screenwriter include TV dramas and radio plays for the BBC, along with acclaimed short film scripts. I've written thousands of pages of published comics, and edited the iconic British anthology 2000AD for five years.
I lead the creative writing programme at Edinburgh Napier University, and I've run writing workshops across Scotland, England and Norway.
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
Chairing events; Mentoring; Panel event; Professional development, CLPL or CPD; Residency; Talk; Workshop
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