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Welcome to the website of Scottish novelist and poet Tom McCulloch. Here you can find information on Tom’s novels, short stories and poetry, as well as latest news.

Tom’s latest novel will be published by Sandstone Press in March 2018. The Accidental Recluse is a tale about brothers, lovers and all that’s lost in the longing to get what you want.

The Stillman, Tom’s debut Sandstone novel, was published in 2014. It received excellent reviews and earned Tom the accolade of Amazon Rising Star. Tom followed this up with A Private Haunting in 2016, garnering him acclaim as a ‘blistering new talent on the literary scene.’

Latest Posts

The Schedule

January 1st, 2018

As the years have passed less planning is needed. Timing remains crucial, but almost automatic after so much practice. Things just fall into place. In early October the catalogues arrive and I begin t...

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On Mount Verzignis, Italy

September 17th, 2017

I forget for a while and then remember. There is bear here. I remember yet still I walk. The chances of meeting a bear are remote. The raise of a paw and a smoker’s ciao. Long as it doesn’t chow down ...

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The Fairy Thieves of Schiehallion

August 6th, 2017

We hadn’t been hiking for a while. We chose Schiehallion, the ‘fairy hill’. It had been a while since I’d seen them. My first time here the fairies stole our water bottles. We ...

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