Tag "Colin Maxwell"

Motorhead, Mary Queen of Scots, the Scots Makar and making people laugh: writing events at Outwith 23

Historical fiction, memoir, biography, poetry, sitcoms, songs, comic strips and zines – the topics and writing styles on offer at this year’s Outwith strengthen the festival’s reputation as a home of good writing. Award-winning, Crail based author Victoria Mackenzie comes to Dunfermline on 8 September to talk about her debut For Thy Great Pain Have Mercy on My Little Pain. The novel has been heaped with praise by Frank Cottrell Boyce in

Witty Comic Con art shows Dunfermline full of comic book heroes

To celebrate Dunfermline’s first, and now sold out, Comic Con this weekend, here a fantastic series of very witty images by local comic book artist Colin Maxwell. Colin teaches design at Fife College and writes comic books in his spare time. His first book, King Robert the Bruce and the Wars of Independence, was published in 2014 and this weekend he launches Guardians of Scotland which he both wrote and illustrated.