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I tell folk and fairy tales and legends from around the world, giving each story a particularly Scottish flavour. Often fantastical, always humorous, my tales enthral young and old alike. I have...

Theresa Breslin is the critically acclaimed author of over 30 books whose work is read world-wide and has been filmed for television, the Internet, and dramatised on radio. Theresa was born in...

I write in English and Scots, mainly poetry, but short stories and non-fiction too. My writing has appeared in a range of anthologies and magazines. I have won a number of awards and prizes for my...

I was born in 1957 in a small village in Sussex, on the south coast of England. From eleven years of age I was educated at a Church of England secondary school and had no real ambition beyond leaving...

I was born in Dumfries in 1978 and grew up in a house where everyday news was like a story being told. My Papa and father were big influences on me when I was younger. They often told me stories....

I'm Paul Bristow; I write mostly children's fiction, folk tales and comics, sometimes all at once. I live in Greenock, Scotland.I’ve been writing since I was wee, my Gran used to loan me her old...

I was a journalist for more than 15 years, working in both the regional and national press on domestic and foreign stories. Since leaving journalism I have worked in public relations for the former...

I was just a single mother cleaning toilets and cutting grass, trying to make sense of life in a council estate on the Isle of Skye, when I won a week on a writer’s retreat at Moniack Mhor. It...

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I’m the writer of 3 published novels, My Name is Denise Forrester (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2005), The Good Death (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007) and most recently, Indecent Acts (Freight, 2014...

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