After an encouraging start at school where an inspirational teacher, Mr Grubb, praised an essay, creative writing was abandoned to the more mundane business reports and plans. Now retired, the support of Huntly Writers has encouraged a return to the pen, or more realistically the keyboard. The Writers have a created a fertile and encouraging […]
Born and brought up in Aberdeen, Linda Smith has been writing since she was ten, but it wasn’t until she was in her forties that she found her Aiberdeen Doric voice and the stories flowed. Short stories and poetry found their way into Leopard and Pushing Out the Boat and at the launch of the […]
Born and brought up in the North-East of Scotland, Maureen Ross has written poetry from early childhood till the present day. Most of it ends up in the bucket. However some of it has seen the light of day in recent years in Pushing Out the Boat and Storm. Koo Press published a chapbook collection […]
Born in the North East of England. I now live in Aberdeenshire with my wife and three daughters. Background in Engineering and Construction. Interest in natural history, history, gardening and architecture, have a passion for hounds. New to writing after a late start and thoroughly enjoying it.
Annie Lamb originally from Boston, Massachusetts, was until recently a bookseller in Huntly. To enliven quiet moments in the trade she invented several imaginary friends and wrote about them in the Marchbank series of murder mysteries, using the pen name Liz Laighton. As a member of Huntly Writers she has been churning out short stories […]
I was born in England. My mother was English, my father Italian. I have lived in Scotland for nineteen years and have come to love its people and landscapes dearly. I enjoy watching science fiction films and television so much that I started trying to write my own scifi/fantasy stories a few years ago. I […]
I have lived and worked abroad most of my life and now live in NE Scotland.I started writing about 15 years ago while living in Catalonia and had some stories published there. I am interested in history and self published a book ‘A Head Above Others’ about a forgotten woman MP. I have also written […]
Mary is from the Isle of Lewis but has lived in the north-east of Scotland for most of her adult life. She dabbles in various genres and occasionally writes in, and translates from, her native language of Gaelic.