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, [...]

Lottie Luna’s back!

Werewolf alert! The nights are drawing in, Hallowe’en’s on its way and we’re celebrating the third in the Lottie Luna series by Vivian French – Lottie Luna and the Fang [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

A new series from Vivian French!

Lottie Luna and the Bloom Garden is the first in a new series of books for newly fluent readers by Vivian French, with illustrations by Nathan Reed. And excellent news is that the second Lottie [...]

Castle Legends

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends was revealed last night in a packed launch event. Author Theresa Breslin and artist Kate Leiper were introduced by their respective editors, [...]

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