Meet the author

David F Ross: Get a Job

David F Ross has been described by the Press and Journal as “a real new talent on the Scottish literary scene”. He has two novels under his belt – The Last Days of Disco and The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Vespas – and his latest book, The Man Who Loved Islands, has just been released by Orenda Books.  +10

Writing

5 writing tips from Erin Kelly

Writings tips are always useful. Getting them from a published author and creative writing tutor is bloomin’ invaluable. Last weekend, I attended a Killer Women workshop led by Erin Kelly. Erin has written a range of suspense books, my favourite being The Poison Tree, and is a course leader on Curtis Brown’s creative writing programme. She… Read More 5 writing tips from Erin Kelly

Man Booker Prize, Meet the author

Graeme Macrae Burnet: “I want my readers to play detective”

Graeme Macrae Burnet is the author of His Bloody Project, the little book from the little publisher that’s taking the Man Booker Prize by storm. It’s made the shortlist and is surpassing the sales of the five other contenders, much to the delight of its publisher Contraband (the crime inprint of Saraband). The Reading Agency allocated His Bloody… Read More Graeme Macrae Burnet: “I want my readers to play detective”