Alain de Botton
Features his books: "Status Anxiety," "The Architecture of Happiness" and "The Art of Travel.".
A Glasgow born author of poetry, novels, short stories and plays. Includes information about his published work, a selection of haikus, and a profile.
Official website of the Scottish crime author with biography and book extracts.
Scottish crime writer and literary agent; with a profile, details of his published titles, interviews and reviews, and contacts.
Personal page of the novelist, winner of the Northern Rock Foundation Writers Award. Provides a biography, interviews, news, and links to his published works.
Official site of a German-born, Glasgow-based writer and performer, with a profile, list of publications and awards, and contacts.
A comprehensive list of authors from A through to Z provided by the Guardian.
Beatrix Potter Society
Promotes the study and appreciation of the life and works of Beatrix Potter. Includes a biography, timeline, suggested places to visit, publications list and photograph albums.
Official website of the novelist, poet, and journalist, author of "And When Did You Last See Your Father?". Includes a profile, with information about his published writings.
Official site of Rhidian Brook, novelist, scriptwriter and broadcaster.
Personal site of a novelist, writer, and activist; includes a selection of her work and articles, and details of her published novels.
A crime novelist, who specialises in depicting modern day Dundee; includes a biography, list of titles, and news.
Presents news and updates from this novelist, author of "Where The Bodies Are Buried" and other books.
Official page of the romance author with biography and reviews.
A historian, author, TV script editor and radio producer; includes details of his titles, biography, contacts, events diary, and a blog.
Personal site provides a brief biography, books available and reviews.
An author and poet specialising in the landscape and food of North Dorset and South Somerset; includes details of his books, poetry and broadcasting, with a profile, excerpts and information about his writing workshops.
Official website of the novelist, poet, and playwright, with a profile and details of her career; also offers creative writing courses and workshops in the UK and Europe.
Traditionally published crime and children's author and the writing name of journalist Barbara Henderson.
Official website of the writer and broadcaster, with a guide to her books on travel, biography and history, her journalism. Also includes a diary of her workshops and events.
Dreda Say Mitchell
A writer, broadcaster, journalist and freelance education adviser; provides a guide to her career, writings, and radio appearances.
Active community of readers and writers of Jane Austen fan fiction; includes an extensive archive of stories in the same time period and staying relatively true to Austen's works.
Edwy Searles Brooks
British novelist who also wrote under the pen-names Berkeley Gray, Victor Gunn, Rex Madison, and Carlton Ross.
Ford Madox Ford Society
Promotes knowledge of and interest in the life and work of the Modernist writer, Ford Madox Ford (1873-1939); with resources about his life and work, details of membership and events, newsletters, and contacts.
Official website of the novelist, with a profile, list of her published titles, events diary, blog, and an advice section for aspiring authors.
Includes a biography, list of recent publications, reviews and theatre appearances.
Author of the Queen of Gondal and Lopiverse series of ebooks, including Lust Over Pendle, and Dissipation and Despair.
Official site of the Australian-born novelist, screenwriter, and author of thrillers for young adults, now resident in Scotland; with her blog, details of titles, reviews and interviews, and contacts.
A freelance writer and literary editor; includes a listing of her novels, short story collections, and her writings on science-related themes, with details of her creative writing courses.
Information about the British writer, documentarist, and film maker, with a listing of book and film titles, blog, news, contacts, and other resources about his life and work.
Jaq D Hawkins
Author in the genres of fantasy and the occult. Includes book overviews, goblin art and article archives.
Master of the Medieval Murder Mystery, with the longest running series of medieval crime books set in the later years of Edward II's reign.
Official site of this best selling novelist and former politician, with a blog, news and event information.
Personal site of the biographer and critic, acclaimed for her books on Thomas Bewick and the Lunar Society. Includes information about her current projects, bibliography, a collection of articles, and a profile.
Official site of the author and traditional storyteller, whose works celebrate the life and culture of Scotland's travelling families; includes a listing of titles, appearances diary, and contacts.
Shares information on the work of Jon McGregor, novelist and author of "Even the Dogs", "So Many Ways to Begin" and "If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things".
A writer, journalist, and freelance arts PR working in Glasgow; with a profile, details of her writing career and arts projects, and contacts.
Official site of an award-winning writer of short fiction and journalism, with a profile, details of current projects, samples of her work, and articles for budding writers.
The Laurence Sterne Trust
Based at Shandy Hall in Coxwold, the Laurence Sterne Trust was established in order to promote the writings of Laurence Sterne.
Official website of the Scottish author, screenwriter, and creator of fictional forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod. Includes a profile, information about her novels and screenwriting, news, and events diary.
Writer of novels and historical works; includes a profile, information about her titles, news, and events.
A novelist and journalist; includes a profile and information about her books.
Margery Allingham Society
Aims to preserve and promote the work of Margery Allingham, best known for her detective stories featuring gentleman sleuth Albert Campion. Includes newsletter, event listings and photographs of Margery's Essex.
Mary S Lovell
Novelist and author of biographies including books on the Churchill family, Jane Digby, Sir Richard Burton, the Mitford Girls and Bess of Hardwick.
Official site of the Glasgow-born crime novelist and playwright; with a biography, information about her novels and graphic novels, and diary.
Official website of an author of historical fiction set in Britain between the Roman occupation and the Norman Conquest, and fiction set in an invented world loosely based on medieval and Renaissance Britain. Includes information about her titles, profile, reviews, and a collection of essays.
Personal website of a graphic journalist, who has also written a history of Orkney’s Italian Chapel, historical fiction, and other books.
Official site of author Brian Jacques, offering an obituary and details of his many books.
Showcases e-books, books and features, and also news and special interviews with other writers.
Official page of the author of the Inspector Banks mystery series.
Celebrates the life and work of an ex-miner, whose novels and plays chronicled working class life in the Rhondda; offers a biography, list of his writings, and obituaries.
Russel D McLean
Official site of the author and reviewer, creator of J McNee, a fictional Dundee private investigator; with a profile, details of titles, reviews, and contacts.
British contemporary novelist. Includes a profile, information about her books, interviews, and events list, and a collection of reviews and articles.
Official website of the crime novelist and grandson of J R R Tolkien; includes a profile, FAQ, information about his books, reviews, and interviews.
Provides a profile of the author of a series of books featuring Russ Tobin, serious adventure books, sex-comedies, and later some serious novels; includes other resources.
West Midlands author of crime stories featuring half-Romani gangland detective, Eoin Miller; with a biography, contacts, and news.
Creator of fictional Aberdeen detective, Logan MacRae; includes a profile, blog, and listing of his books.
Official homepage of the bestselling author of Born On A Blue Day, Embracing the Wide Sky, and Thinking in Numbers.
Prize winning author of books for children and young adults, many of whose works have been filmed and/or broadcast; includes a profile, news and events diary, a list of her titles and study notes, and contacts.
Unofficial Alan Garner
Provides a biography of Alan Garner, plus many articles and links relevant to his works.