Doug Johnstone admits he had a rather strange, circuitous route to becoming an author. Growing up in Arbroath, he went to Edinburgh University to study physics, eventually getting a PhD in nuclear physics.
A unique new picture book for children means it can be enjoyed at the same time as helping their language skills. Caroline Lindsay finds out more
Describing herself as “a bit of a poacher-turned-gamekeeper”, Lucy Foley explains how she came to writing from reading.
When Robin Crawford and his wife Angie were walking on the Isle of Lewis, a tractor came past with a trailer full of peat.
Author Conner McAleese tells Caroline Lindsay how writing has helped harness his anxiety and the woman who inspired his new book.
Author and artist Jack Harland has captured his passion for hillwalking in a new book, discovers Caroline Lindsay
The Courier has just published The Scottish Soldier’s Story, a commemorative book of much of the material from our special First World war supplements published over the last five years.
The story of the Bell Rock lighthouse – a miracle of engineering – is almost the stuff of legends. Caroline Lindsay discovers the very real story behind this famous tower.
From Peter Rabbit and the Gruffalo to Treasure Island and the Beano, there’s something for children of all ages in VisitScotland’s Storybook Trail.
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.