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Mark Billingham is in the tent! (Warning this blog post also contains swearing!)

I interviewed Mark Billingham yesterday at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. He’s another good guy –I use ‘guy’ in the female/male sense. I’d already been to his book festival event on Friday evening, which he shared with Christopher Brookmyre (see here for my … Continue reading

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the stars, the land, the sea and Leith are conquerable with Uncle Bob

Writers are 10 times more likely to suffer from depression than people in other professions.*Just a few who suffered from the “black dog” are James Ellroy, Agatha Christie, Virginia Woolf, Stephen Fry, Simon Brett, Sylvia Plath, Ernest Hemingway, Marian Keyes, … Continue reading

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