• Alistair Braidwood

Scotch & Wry: The SWH! Podcast Talks To Alan Gillespie...



For the latest SWH! podcast Ali spoke to writer Alan Gillespie whose novel debut The Mash House is out now, published with Unbound.


The two talk about Alan's life as a writer from the early days through to the writing and publication of The Mash House, his inspirations and influences, the interaction between people and place in the novel, working with Unbound, what he's planning next, and much more.


It's an honest and insightful conversation which will be of interest to readers and writers alike.


You can get your hands on a copy of The Mash House here.

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Alan is taking part in the New Scottish Thrillers panel at this year's Aye Write with Alison Irvine and Sharon Braiden (below).

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