From Dust and Needles – A Memoir

Excerpts from a memoir

Tabatha Stirling is a published writer, poet, book cover artist and indie publisher living in Edinburgh, Scotland with her husband, two children and a depressed Beagle, called’ The Beagle. Her publishing credits include Spelk fiction, Literary Orphans, Mslexia, Feminine Collective, Sick Lit Mag, Twisted Sister, The Magnolia Review & Scottish PEN. She recently won the Scottish Book Trust 50-word short story competition and placed second in the Nopebook short fiction contest. An extract of her addiction memoir is to published in the ‘Wild & Precious Life’ Anthology edited by Lily Dunn. Her debut novel, Bitter Leaves, is to be published by Unbound in early 2019. When she’s not writing, reading Grimdark or designing she enjoys watching dark, blood-splattered dramas like the Walking Dead, Ray Donavon and Sons of Anarchy. Tabby is absolutely ready for a zombie apocalypse.