Young Writers’ Café with Doug Johnstone

Young Writers' Café with Doug Johnstone

Date(s) - Thu 27th Apr, 2023
4:30pm - 6:30pm

WASPS Studios Inverness, Inverness, , IV2 3JP

Crime writer Doug Johnstone will lead the Young Writers’ Café for young people in Inverness and surrounding areas in April.


Are you thinking about sources of inspiration for your writing? Doug Johnstone will help you write own your story and shape it through editing techniques.

No need for experience, just bring along a playful mind and pen and paper! Drinks and snacks provided.

Please note, this workshop is free but but you do need to secure your place by booking below. By booking, you confirm that you are a young writer aged 14-24, and based in Scotland. For enquiries, contact


About the author

Doug Johnstone is the bestselling author of fourteen novels, three of which have been shortlisted for Scottish Crime Novel of the Year, while one was longlisted for the Theakston Crime Novel of the Year. He’s won the Fiction Uncovered Award and been shortlisted for Capital Crime’s Independent Voice. He’s taught creative writing and been writer in residence at various institutions over the last fifteen years, including festivals, libraries, universities, schools, prisons and a funeral director. He’s also a journalist, songwriter and musician, plays drums for the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers, and is a co-founder of the Scotland Writers Football Club. 


This course is now fully booked. Please contact us on or 01463 741 675 to be added to the waiting list.

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