Sophie Cameron

Sophie Cameron: My journey as an LGBTQ+ reader and writer

Sophie Cameron's debut novel Out of the Blue represents an exciting new direction for LGBTQ+ fiction, where the characters' sexuality isn't the main focus or source of conflict in the story. In this blog post, Sophie explains how she hopes her book and other books can speak to readers.

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Teenage Rebellion in the Library

Award-winning author Thomas Welsh discusses how his local library helped him to rebel as a teenager, grow as a person and develop as a writer.

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An element of Scottish Book Trust's poster for their Rebel Campaign

How to Take Part in our Facebook Live Creative Writing Workshop

For the first time ever, we will be live-streaming a creative writing workshop on Facebook. Find out how easy it will be to take part and start writing your story for Rebel.

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The cover of The Phantom Lollipop Man, drawn in cartoon style

Children's Book of the Month: The Phantom Lollipop Man

March's book of the month is the latest humorous school gang adventure from Pamela Butchart - we have 5 copies to give away!

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Rebel: Submit Your Stories Now!

Today is the launch of our annual writing campaign. Find out more about this year's theme and all the ways you can get involved

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Comic Books

5 Events for Comic Book Lovers at Aye Write!

If you're keen on comics or graphic novels, we've got 5 great events for you at this year's Aye Write! festival.

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Caighlan Smith's Top Five Fantasy Novels

Need more fantasy fiction in your life? We've got you covered with 5 great picks from author Caighlan Smith

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6 Easy Ways to Read More in 2018

Feel like you're not reading as much as you could be? We've got 6 tips to get you reading more this year.

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Celebrating Dame Sarah Siddons on International Women's Day

To celebrate International Women's Day, our friends at City of Literature take a look at the life of an extraordinary women: Sarah Siddons Mair.

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Why Libraries Matter to Scotland's Health and Wellbeing

Sean McNamara talks about the importance of libraries to Scotland's health and wellbeing and the wealth of resources they offer.

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