Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Podcast Blether with the Scottish Book Trust

I had a good old blether with the inimitable Ryan van Winkle for a Scottish Book Trust podcast. Here it is here. Lots of chatter about The Dead Beat, suicide and mental health issues, grunge and cassette tapes. If you … Continue reading

Posted in doug johnstone | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

An interview in The Puffin Review

I was interviewed a wee while ago in The Puffin Review about all sorts of stuff, from football to self-publishing, from music to muses. Click on the link to read the blether and swearwords.

Posted in doug johnstone | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

THE DEAD BEAT – a playlist

OK, so here’s a bit of fun. My new book, THE DEAD BEAT, has a thread of early 90s grunge and alternative rock running through it, even though it’s mostly set in present-day Edinburgh. The reason for that will be obvious once … Continue reading

Posted in doug johnstone | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment