XpoNorth Writers’ Tweet Pitch 2021 – January 15th!

It’s back! The annual XPoNorth Writers’ Tweet Pitch! We’ll be among the many literary agents and publishers glued to their twitter feeds from 9am to 9pm on January 15th. You can [...]

Sensory stories and poems every month!

Storyteller Ailie Finlay and artist Kate Leiper have been collaborating on a series of stories and poems, commissioned by the Wigtown Book Festival. Every month, from November 2020 to April 2021, [...]

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 [...]

Are you sitting comfortably?

Three of our illustrators had artwork featured on the BBC website – commissions to accompany short stories for children. Jill Calder‘s illustration is the perfect accompaniment to How [...]