Caroline Lindsay meets children's fairy tale author whose own wishes have come true.
Forget Rebus and Taggart – Dundee has its very own detective now. Meet DS Dania Gorska, the creation of Fife author Hania Allen. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.
Local author Sandra Ireland delves into the past for her latest thriller, discovers Caroline Lindsay
The Courier’s exciting new serial Crash Land starts tomorrow and author Doug Johnstone tells Caroline Lindsay what readers can expect.
A poignant true story set in 17th Century Iceland awaits visitors to the Winter Words Festival at Pitlochry Festival Theatre tomorrow. Broadcaster and author Sally Magnusson will talk about her debut novel, The Sealwoman’s Gift, a reimagining of the plight of the women and children involved in a 1627 Icelandic pirate raid.
Sometimes the best ideas are born over a glass (or two) of wine – or, in Matthew Fitt and James Robertson’s case, a plate of mince and tatties. Back in 2002, as the two local writers tucked into the traditional dish, they found themselves agreeing that there were too few good books in Scots for children and that they should do something about it.
One hundred years ago, a brilliant thinker called D’Arcy Thompson at the University of Dundee published his book, On Growth and Form. Giving up nature’s secrets, it looks inside things and examines their structures and cells.