AUTHOR Doug Johnstone will be visiting Largs writer’s group as part of the Live Literature scheme organised by the Scottish Book Trust, writes Julie McLaughlin.
All members of the public are being welcomed to the free event taking place on March 19 from 10am to 12 noon.
Notably his work has received praise from the likes of Irvine Welsh, Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Megan Abbott and Christopher Brookmyre.
Johnstone has had eight novels published including “Fault Lines” in eBook form, which was released in February of this year.
Among his many accolades his book ‘Gone Again’ was an Amazon best seller and ‘Hit and Run’ was placed as an Amazon number one.
As well as this his novel, “The Jump” was a finalist for the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Novel of the Year.
Doug has had a wide-ranging career having worked as a freelance arts and entertainment journalist since 1999 and a lecturer in creative writing at Strathclyde University, as well as a writer in residence.
He is also a mentor and manuscript assessor for The Literary Consultancy and Emergents in the Scottish Highlands.
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