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Authors March 27, 2015

The Ubiquitous Alexander McCall Smith

For a man who has sold tens of millions of books and had them translated into 46 languages, Alexander McCall Smith has a lot of critics. But those making suggestions […]

Authors March 9, 2015

Val McDermid | Twin Muses

She’s one of the UK’s leading crime writers, and murder mysteries are her speciality – yet she has an unexpected confession to make… “I’m quite squeamish,” says Val, the woman […]

Authors September 18, 2014

Chris Brookmyre – The Write Stuff

One of the stars of this weekend’s Bloody Scotland 2014 will undoubtedly by Christopher Brookmyre, even though Chris doesn’t actually describe his 17 best-selling books as crime novels. “My books […]

Authors July 11, 2014

Val Smith

Contributor biography Val Smith was formerly a journalist, and is now a freelance writer and PR. “I love the variety of my work,” Val says, “I write features about people, places […]

Authors July 11, 2014

Polly Pullar

I was fortunate to spend a formative part of my childhood in Ardnamurchan, a place that has proved hugely influential and fuelled my adoration of the natural world, and awareness […]

Authors July 11, 2014

Paul Cockburn

Born and bred in Edinburgh, I chose to cross the great “salt ‘n’ sauce/salt ‘n’ vinegar divide” at the age of 25, and ended up living and working in Glasgow. […]

Authors July 11, 2014

Nick Drainey

Tramping my way around the hills, glens and coastline of Scotland, I have developed a love for the rich diversity of the country’s landscape. Taking the plunge to write about the […]

Authors July 11, 2014

Lorraine Wilson

A former editor of The Scots Magazine, I started my career in the deep mists of time as a writer on teenage magazines such as Jackie. Now a writer, author, […]

Authors July 11, 2014

Keith Fergus

As an outdoor writer and photographer, the Scottish landscape has all I need for inspiration. Whether this be our soaring mountains, windswept coastlines, or the architecture of our towns and […]

Authors July 11, 2014

Jonathan Whitelaw

As a journalist, I’m in an unique position. I get to experience all the fantastic sights, sounds and even smells that this wonderful country offers and then write about them. […]

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