Maggie Craig

About me

Maggie Craig is a Scottish writer of historical fiction and non-fiction. She is the author of Damn’ Rebel Bitches: The Women of the ’45. This has been descibed as a modern classic and the definitive work on female participation in the Jacobite Rising of 1745. She is passionate about presenting well-researched history in a readable, accessible and entertaining way.

Her most recent historical novel is One Sweet Moment, a darkly romantic tale of young love and old Edinburgh set in the 1820s. She is currently working on a novel set during the Jacobite period.

She reads widely and enjoys photography.

From my website

Damn’ Rebel Bitches 20th Anniversary

This year I’m celebrating the 20th anniversary of the publication of Damn’ Rebel Bitches: The Women of the ’45.     Writing this book was a labour of love for me. With no Internet to speak of back in 1997, I did the research in the old-fashioned way, travelling to…

Upcoming Events in 2017

20th May 2017 at Aviemore Highland Resort, Outlandish UK Gathering Delighted to be speaking to #Outlander fans at their 2017 gathering in the Highlands, organized by @Outlandish_UK. I’m doing two events on Saturday 20th May. In the morning, I’ll be speaking about some of the real people who played their…

Daft Friday — The Start of Yule in Scotland

Today is Daft Friday, two Fridays before Christmas Day, and traditionally the start of Yuletide celebrations in Scotland, stretching through to Hogmanay and the all-important seeing-in of the New Year. Daft Friday 1743 has been a day that has stretched for me. In fact, I am worn out after living…

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