David Bishop

David Bishop

Mr David Bishop

Lecturer T&R

Biography

David Bishop is programme leader for Creative Writing at Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland. The author of twenty published novels and an award-winning screenwriter, he helped found the innovative MA Creative Writing programme at Edinburgh Napier in 2009. David is a member of the Society of Authors and the Crime Writers' Association. He is a trustee of the Cymera Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Writing, which launches in June 2019. He was awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship by Creative Scotland in 2017. In his copious spare time David is completing a PhD in Creative Writing at Lancaster University in England.

Events

Esteem

Public/Community Engagement

  • Building your writing career
  • Plotting your story workshop
  • X-Band: The Phantom #117
  • the Bestseller Experiment #189
  • The Bestseller Experiment #197
  • Plotting Your Novel workshops at Storycon 2018
  • Graphic novels workshop at HM Prison Low Moss
  • Graphic Novel workshops at Wigtown, August 2018
  • Mega-City Book Club #56
  • Working Comics podcast
  • 2000AD Thrillcast [Feb 2017]
  • Mega-City Book Club #25
  • Geek's Guide to the Galaxy #267
  • Mega-City Book Club #49
  • Library Love Falkirk podcast
  • 11.22.63 Podcast [October 2016]
  • Primatech Files Podcast

 

Date


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An alternative to the peer review workshop

Presentation / Conference
Bishop, D. (2019, November)
An alternative to the peer review workshop. Paper presented at National Association of Writers in Education 2019 Conference, York, UK
The peer review workshop has been called ‘the signature pedagogy’ of creative writing as an academic discipline. This presentation offers an alternative to that model. David B...

An alternative to the peer review workshop

Presentation / Conference
Bishop, D. (2019, November)
An alternative to the peer review workshop. Paper presented at National Association of Writers in Education 2019 Conference, York, United Kingdom
The peer review workshop has been called ‘the signature pedagogy’ of creative writing as an academic discipline. This presentation offers an alternative to that model. David B...

Doctor Who: The Elysian Blade

Digital Artefact
Bishop, D. (2019)
Doctor Who: The Elysian Blade. [Digital download / CD]
An original adventure for the Second Doctor and his companions, Jamie and Victoria. Fleeing from the rising tide on a distant planet, the Doctor and his friends meet the survi...

An alternative to the peer review workshop for creative writing

Presentation / Conference
Bishop, D. (2018, October)
An alternative to the peer review workshop for creative writing. Paper presented at Creative Writing Studies Conference 2018
David Bishop presents an alternative to the workshop model, reprogramming the simulator of creative writing to avoid no-win scenarios. He examines how the Edinburgh Napier Uni...

The Love That Dare Not Solve Pre-Victorian Crimes

Presentation / Conference
Bishop, D. (2017, September)
The Love That Dare Not Solve Pre-Victorian Crimes. Paper presented at Criminal Heritage: Crime, Fiction, and History
In recent decades gay and lesbian detectives have emerged as a growing, overt presence in crime fiction. But queer sleuths remain hard to find in historical mystery fiction, e...

Thrill-Power Overload: Forty Years of 2000 AD

Book
Bishop, D., & Stock, K. (2017)
Thrill-Power Overload: Forty Years of 2000 AD. Oxford: REBCA
From 2000 AD's humble and rocky beginnings to its current position as the Galaxy’s Greatest comic, Thrill-Power Overload charts the incredible history of this ground-breaking ...

How Webcomics and the iPhone will influence narrative storytelling in comics and graphic novels.

Presentation / Conference
Bishop, D. (2009, November)
How Webcomics and the iPhone will influence narrative storytelling in comics and graphic novels

We're trying to get back to normal here: a case-study of David Cronenberg's "A History of Violence".

Conference Proceeding
Bishop, D. (2009)
We're trying to get back to normal here: a case-study of David Cronenberg's "A History of Violence"
David Cronenberg is arguably one of the world’s most acclaimed cult directors, his films renowned for their depictions of body horror and transgressive outsiders. But five yea...

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