How Deborah Masson crushed the first-time novelist myths

Sarah Thomas
5 min readApr 9
Deborah Masson

Deborah Masson meets me with a giant bosie and loads of warmth, a typical Aberdonian greeting. She is glowing with light for someone who spends so much time conjuring up nasty events for her novels.

Her first of three published novels in the DI Eve Hunter series, Hold Your Tongue, was written while she attended an online Faber Academy course, looked after young…

Sarah Thomas

Storyteller, ex playwright (produced), award winning screenwriter, always writing. Creating story-based content for businesses. Based in Aberdeen.