Support relating to the impact of Covid-19

Here are some sources of support for writers and illustrators in these challenging times. The Authors’ Emergency Fund launched by the Society of Authors – a joint initiative with the [...]

Interesting times – stay safe

These are interesting – if tough – times for us all. We’re fortunate in being able to continue to work very much as normal – and the publishing industry has responded [...]

The January Writers’ Tweet Pitch – why not pitch in?

Friday 10th January sees the return of the popular XpoNorth Writers’ Tweet Pitch – from 9am to 9pm literary agents and publishers in Scotland will be glued to their Twitter feed, [...]

Balloon to the Moon

Gill Arbuthnott‘s latest book – Balloon to the Moon – is a fascinating history of how space fascinated the human race through the ages until eventually they developed the [...]

So you think you’ve got it bad…

It’s great news for Chae Strathie and illustrator Maris Morea – the first in a series of ‘So you think you’ve got it bad…‘ books about the Ancient Greeks has [...]

Walking Mountain by Joan Lennon

At various meetings with editors in London last week, amidst the pitching of FANTASTIC new books by writers and illustrators represented by Fraser Ross Associates, we found ourselves revisiting [...]

Bring us your manuscripts!

We’re teaming up with other literary agents and publishers based in Scotland, and the good people of XpoNorth for the third in our annual January Tweet Pitches. It’s a chance to pitch [...]

Other book festivals are available

The Edinburgh International Book Festival kicks off today – and as it’s our local, we’re particularly excited about it. FRA writers and illustrators appear at the following [...]

Going to war…

Gill Arbuthnott’s latest book is The Secret Diary of the First World War – the story of a teenager who enlists aged just 14. It’s illustrated throughout by Darren Gate and [...]

Volcanoes in the news…

Emily Dodd has written several books for the HarperCollins Big Cat series, and one, Volcanoes, may  prove useful when news bulletins are full of volcanic eruptions, most recently in Guatemala, [...]

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