Iain Rowan on The Short Story and Why He’s Against Writing Regimens

Name: Iain Rowanrowan4
Hometown: here, there and everywhere
Current Residence: Sunderland
Education: Degree and Masters in politics/international relations

I’ve had over thirty short stories published in a variety of genres, some of which have won awards or been reprinted in Year’s Best Anthology. My novel One of Us was shortlisted for the Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger award, and is published in print and ebook by infinityplus. Last year, I ran a project called 52 Songs, 52 Stories, in which I committed to write a short story every week of the year, each inspired by a song.
Awards: Derringer award for the Best Short Story; shortlisted CWA Debut Dagger
Favorite Read: Donna Tartt’s, A Secret History.
Pet Peeves: Oh, don’t get me started. Almost every ‘customer service’ department of every company ever.

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