Claire R. McDougall

Claire R. McDougall, a native of Scotland, graduated from Oxford University and lives now in Aspen, Colorado, with her family. After an early start as a newspaper columnist, her career in creative writing moved through the genres of poetry and short stories to settle on Scottish novels.

Books by this Author

Veil of Time

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Everything at this moment is exactly as it should be

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Passion

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Authenticity. Honesty. Self-awareness.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Mindlessness and unmindfulness. In America, the propaganda of the NRA as an example of this.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I would love to conduct an orchestra

Author Voices

September 04, 2015

Here's the reality of being a writer. The first thing is bums on chairs: every day, same time, and it isn't always going to look like you're actually doing anything. Ask my husband. Writing is sort of like the universe: only 5% of it is stuff and the rest is either dark energy or dark matter.

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