Coming soon… a new CBeebies series written by Emily Dodd

Slow down, look clearly. What can you see? Writer, artist, science educator, wild swimmer, footballer, traveller and all round have-a-go girl Emily Dodd spent much of last winter writing a ten [...]

GHOSTOLOGY… The Complete Guide to the Study of Ghosts

Ever since Dragonology in 2003, author Dugald Steer has been the ‘ghost writer’ for the majority of the  Ologies – Templar Publishing‘s hugely popular and successful [...]

An Amazing Animal Atlas of Scotland

Anders Frang is a freelance illustrator from Denmark. He studied at the Danish Design School in Copenhagen as well as Edinburgh College of Art and he is currently based in Edinburgh. He has been [...]

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 [...]

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