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After attending St Andrews University, where I studied economics, I went on to have a thirty-year career as a freelance copywriter, before finding success writing fiction. In 2016, I entered and won...

Matt Bendoris has been a journalist since 1989, starting as a pop columnist on a local newspaper before becoming a features writer for The Mirror, Daily Record and The Sun. He wrote his debut crime...

An ex chartered school librarian I am now a children’s poet performing in Scots, a creative writing tutor and a short story writer who is regularly published in national magazines. I am also a...

Margaret Bennett was brought up in a family of tradition bearers — Gaelic (from the Isle of Skye) on her mother’s side and Lowland Scots on her father’s. Folklorist, ethnologist and prize-winning...

As a child I was a terrible daydreamer (or terribly good, depending on how you look at it) and from the age of seven I knew I wanted to be a writer - because then, I thought, I could get away with...

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I grew up in Linlithgow before attending the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, where I graduated with a First in Creative Writing and the bones of my first novel, Shop Front. Since then I have...

Born in 1941, David Betteridge has recently retired from a career in teaching and teacher training. Long involvement in teaching English, both as a Foreign Language and as an Alternative Language,...

I am a freelance playwright/director. I co-founded Glasgow's Clyde Unity Theatre in 1986, and have produced over fifteen plays with them. We toured all over the country, and abroad, taking new...

Born and raised in New Zealand, I worked as a journalist before relocating to London where I commissioned and edited graphic novels for ten years. In 2000 I moved to Scotland as a freelance writer. I...

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