Author Archives: Doug Johnstone

About Doug Johnstone

I write things

The Opposite of Lonely

Always a little wary of posting these, tempting fate and all that, but I’ve finished the very rough first draft of the fifth Skelfs book, provisionally called The Opposite of Lonely. Just in time for a holiday.

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Toronto, Here I Come!

VERY excited to be heading to the Motive Festive in Toronto for a few days of book and band shenanigans. Two book events, a masterclass and two gigs should keep me busy. Come and find us, Torontonians!

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Black Hearts Proofs Are Out There!

Lovely to get these in the post. Beautiful! Out in September.

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A Bunch of Crazy Kindle Deals

OK, brace yourselves, I have an absolute shit-ton of books on sale on Kindle for all of April. First up, ALL THREE OF THE SKELFS BOOKS in the UK: A Dark Matter The Big Chill The Great Silence …also in … Continue reading

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Royal Literary Fund Stuff

I just recorded another wee Vox piece for the RLF, and that reminded me I have a whole host of written, audio and video pieces over on their website. Check them out here. (And ignore the out-of-date bio.)

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Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers at The Queen’s Hall

THREE WEEKS TONIGHT we will be rocking the hell out of The Queen’s Hall – come join in the fun! Tickets here.

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A Black Heart – Draft One

First very rough draft of the next Skelfs book is in the bag. Still needs a ton of work, but happy to reach this stage.

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The Great Silence Going Cheap

Hello friends! My most recent novel, THE GREAT SILENCE, is the crazy price of 99p/99c all over the world on ebook right now. I wrote this during lockdown while recovering from a stroke, and it’s got big cats, dismembered bodies, … Continue reading

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Crazy Ebook Promo

I have busted a hump to write my books about The Skelfs, thrown a lot of myself into them, worked like a dog etc. Anyhoo, the first two, A DARK MATTER and THE BIG CHILL are cheap as hell for … Continue reading

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More Skelfs

Bit of news – just to say that I’ve signed a new contract to write another two books about the Skelfs. I started book four this week, and I’m 8,000 words in and loving it. Provisionally titled A BLACK HEART, … Continue reading

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