Tag Archives: Ian Rankin

On the write track – 10,000 hits and counting

FIFTEEN months ago, this here scribe decided to try and spread the word about his writing by setting up a blog, despite a few nagging doubts and advice that suggested it might involve a bit too much hard work and … Continue reading

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Record Store Day – beware the corporate take-over

I’LL start with an admission. I tend to buy quite a bit of my back-catalogue from charity shops these days. Then there’s a few I borrow from the library, my young, free and single era replaced by an almost-middle-aged, economical … Continue reading

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Inspector Rebus’ 25-year rocky odyssey

In which writewyattuk runs the rule over Standing in Another Man’s Grave, the latest bestseller from acclaimed Scottish crime writer Ian Rankin. There was a lot of expectation about Ian Rankin’s latest Rebus novel, with plenty of pre-publicity thanks to … Continue reading

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Sharing In Another Man’s Glory

WHAT an end of year it’s been for Ian Rankin, the best-selling crime novelist securing a No.1 slot in the last hardback chart of the year, taking top spot from a certain JK Rowling. His chart success shows the value … Continue reading

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