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  • Beinn Sgulaird

    The Great Heights of Performance Poetry

    As writers, part of our job is to read our work. In my last blog , I asked where is the most unusual place you’ve read your poems or stories. I’ve read in a few strange venues in my time, but my latest venture has topped them all – literally. On the 10 th of June, I did a poetry recital from the...

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  • Reading and Writing

    We talk about the importance of reading with young children and babies, but how often do we also talk about the importance of involving young children in writing experiences? Reading and writing develop alongside each other. It’s important not to separate the two important skills. As we become an...

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  • fountain pen writing

    Unbound: It Will Be All Write On The Night

    It Will Be All Write On The Night... Monday 27th August 9pm–11pm Unbound , The Guardian Spiegeltent, Edinburgh International Book Festival This year, Scottish Book Trust will be bringing you a closing night spectacular at the Edinburgh International Book Festival's Unbound Programme, with Scottish...

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  • teen girl reading

    Buckie High School Library Assistants

    At Buckie High School, the pupils are passionate about their library and all its facilities. Here, five pupils talk about why they choose to spend their free time working as Library Assistants. I first heard about Buckie High School Library Assistants while at Portknockie Primary school, one of...

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  • A New Chapter: My First Weeks as Part of the Scottish Book Trust Team

    Hi! I'm Geraldine and I have just started working for Scottish Book Trust as their Children's Programme Co-ordinator. I have had a great first few weeks, including attending the launch of the Scottish Children's Book Awards 2012, so I thought I would share what I've been up to so far... I have been...

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