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 [...]

Fierce, Fearless and Free

This wonderful anthology of stories from all over the world was launched at The Edinburgh Bookshop, an early celebration for International Women’s Day. Author Lari Don explained that she [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Eilidh Muldoon’s new colouring book

Following the huge success of Eilidh’s wonderful colouring books – – Birlinn Books has published her latest – and this one introduces Charles Rennie Mackintosh. [...]

Diana Hendry – More adventures for the Coggin family!

Diana Hendry really is a writer for all ages – poet and short story writer for adults, picture book writer for wee ones, YA writer for older teens and, of course, award-winning writer of [...]