Author Archives: doug johnstone

About doug johnstone

I like whisky

Media Updates

I realise I’ve done a bunch of online interviews and panels recently, so I’ve managed to herd them all into the same place on my website here, check em out. And you could also check out my YouTube channel which … Continue reading

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A Dark Matter publication day in North America

The first book in the Skelfs trilogy is out in paperback in the US and Canada today. Fly, my pretty! Get it at your local independent bookstore or online here.

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Capital Crime Independent Voice Nominee

I’m delighted that A Dark Matter has been nominated by Capital Crime for their Independent Voice Book of the Year, alongside a big gang of Orenda buddies. Fight to the death, for sure.

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New Press Shots

New press shots. I hope you like this shirt, you’ll be seeing it for the next several years. Pics by Duncan McGlynn.

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US Kindle Monthly Deal

Hello friends in the US. I believe The Big Chill is going dirt cheap in ebook right now, fill your boots.

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Shortlisted for the McIlvanney Prize

Absolutely thrilled that A Dark Matter has been shortlisted for the McIlvanney Prize. That’s my third shortlisting in five years. Happy boy.

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The Big Chill is out today

The Big Chill is out today so here’s my traditional Porty Beach shot. A Dark Matter only came out 7 months ago, but it feels like a different world, not least because I suffered a stroke in March. But I … Continue reading

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Last minute call-up to Edinburgh Book Festival

Hey, I’ve been pulled off the subs’ bench for this cracking event tomorrow night. Go to Edinburgh International Book Festival to reserve a place.

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Official Sponsor of ‘Skelf’!

Look at this amazing gesture from Scotland Writers FC – I’m the official sponsor of the word ‘Skelf’! Put a massive grin on my face when I opened the letter. Thanks so much, gang. Find yersel’!

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A Box of Books

Always a great moment, I got my author copies in the post – sweeeeeeet.

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