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 Hawthornden Fellow and award winning short story writer, I live with my husband in the Scottish Borders.

From my website

Countdown to A House Divided

The countdown has begun… Just 15 days until the publication of A House Divided which I am celebrating with guest posts and interviews on other blogs and various giveaways and sales of Turn of the Tide (There’s just time to read the first installment of the Munro family story before…

Giveaway of E-copies of Turn of the Tide

Hi Folks, To celebrate the publication of A House Divided there are 5 e-copies of Turn of the Tide up for grabs to be chosen from those who comment on this post below and sign up to follow the blog. Valid from 30th September – 1st October. Please remember to leave me your…

Did I say I was looking forward to editing?

I did say that – and I meant it! I still do, even if the process took rather longer than I anticipated. My target was to finish in June, which discounting full-time working and holiday, effectively gave me seven weeks. Perhaps predictably, I didn’t quite make it, but I’m happy…

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