Monthly Archives: March 2017

Join me for Bruncheon

Lookit, I have an actual legit music gig! All tunes, nae books, some banter. It’s Sat 8th April at Bruncheon, Out of the Blue Drill Hall in Edinburgh. It’s free to get in, all details here. Come show me your … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at the Museum

I was up at the National Museum of Scotland today, plotting Written In Blood, my crime writing workshop as part of RebusFest on 1st July. Lots of death and crime for inspiration up there, it’s gonna be a LOT of … Continue reading

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RebusFest!

  I’m delighted to be taking part in RebusFest, a weekend of events celebrating 30 years of yer man. I’m not at the whisky masterclass, sadly, but I am conducting a crime writing workshop at the National Museum of Scotland … Continue reading

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Latest Big Issue Reviews

Here’s my latest book reviews in The Big Issue magazine, cracking fiction in the shape of Dalila (Jonathan Cape) by Jason Donald and Virgin and Other Stories (Granta) by April Ayers Lawson.    

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Box of Books, 2017

Box of books, out May 4th.

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Aye Write this weekend

I’m at the¬†Aye Write festival in Glasgow on Sunday evening, talking with Michael J. Malone and Louise Beech about thriller writing. Come along, folks!

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Why I Write

Here’s a fun wee thing I recorded for the Royal Literary Fund about why I write. WARNING: Contains my voice.

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