Margaret Skea

About me

Fascinated by Scotland’s turbulent history, and in particular the 16th century, I’ve just finished my first novel which was the Historical Fiction Winner in the 2011 Harper Collins / Alan Titchmarsh People’s Novelist Competition. Published on 22nd November 2012 by Capercaillie Books, it is available via any bookshop and online stores.

An award winning short story writer, I live with my husband in the Scottish Borders and I will be working on the third book in the Munro series during my Hawthornden Fellowship in February / March 2016.

From my website

Living dangerously.

Very quick post here – I’m working with a charger with two wires twisted together and an accompanying worrying ‘flash’ when I plug in, so only going to risk a few minutes. Timing couldn’t be worse – the charger problem kicked in about the same time as I started my…

What am I doing now Part 2. – Amazon.

Amazon –  Those of you who’ve popped in here before will know there have been a few glitches with Amazon, and the latest was an email last week alerting me to 10 typos in the text of Turn of the Tide, which, if I didn’t sort them and re-load by the…

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