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I am a poet and short story writer, a creative writing tutor and an editor. I have worked in creative education for 30 years and have written three school text books on creative writing. I have held...

Nick Thorpe is an award-winning Edinburgh-based writer and journalist. His first book, Eight Men and a Duck recounted his 2500-mile raft voyage to Easter Island, while Adrift in Caledonia (2006), his...

Born in Glasgow, brought up and married in Edinburgh, moved with husband to Airdie, Port Glasgow, and finally to Fife. Have 6 grandchildren, 4 boys (2 at Glasgow uni, 2 in High School, Dumfriesshire...

After completing an English degree and a Masters in Creative Writing at Exeter University, I ventured briefly into ministerial training for the Anglican Church in Wales. In 2008, I moved to Glasgow...

On gaining a Masters in Creative Writing in 2008, I lectured in professional writing at the City of Glasgow College. After a stint with the National Youth Theatre, I now run sessions in community and...

My entry into performance came as a Singer/Songwriter back in the late ‘80s, writing and producing a CD and touring much of Britain until I settled down and had my 2 lovely girls, which is where I...

Originally from Midlothian, and now living in Fife, I progressed from Edinburgh Art College into teaching.  Then, after raising two children, I became a professional puppeteer and after fifteen...

I was born in Aberdeen and apart from schooling and training I have lived and worked in Scotland all my life. Having worked both in England and in Europe I quickly realised that the raw produce from...

Born and raised in South West Scotland, it was only in 1999 when I first began to travel and explore that I became Stripey Dog, traditional African storyteller and drummer. I spent much of my...

Literary non-fiction : Scotland the Facts; The Edinburgh Graveyard Guide; Saint Andrew; Mary Garden; Curious Edinburgh; Rosslyn Chapel Revealed. Whenever possible I try to use PowerPoint...

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