I was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, halfway through the 20th century, and was brought up just along the road in South Queensferry (the Ferry) in the shadow of the Forth Bridge. Retiring from a business career in 2007, I have devoted myself to writing. I have published two novels, a collection of short stories and a biography of my late father, all of which can be purchased here on WriteWords.
Set on a rocky islet in the shadow of the Forth Railway Bridge, this superbly written tale centres on the creatures who inhabit it - a huge colony of rats who have made their home beneath the crumbling ruins of the monastery. ‘Home’ is hardly the word for
In 1975, when in his mid-twenties, Brendan Gisby - spurred on by a press report on "The warming of relations between the Republic of China and the USSR" - put his imaginative prowess of words to work, together with the courage of his convictions, and the
A collection of short stories set in the late 1950's/early 1960's and based upon the Author's own family whilst living in South Queensferry on the Southern shore of the River Forth. The stories are all beautifully written with the characters b
Bob Dylan wrote the classic song 'Knockin' on Heaven's Door' and thereby unforgettably marked the passing of an otherwise insignificant character in the movie 'Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid'. Brendan Gisby has written this utterly b