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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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    New Writers Awards: Ready, Steady, Write!

    The New Writers Awards 2012/13 are now open for submissions and it’s all very exciting! Over in Writer Development HQ we’re recovering from the pre-announcement preparations and sitting pretty, waiting for the submissions to start rolling in. As the newest member of the team I am perhaps looking...

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    I teach, therefore I write?

    Teaching creative writing can be a tricky business. Here, SBT staff member and ex-English teacher Chris Leslie shares his experience of teaching creative writing, and speculates as how he could have done it better... When I was training as a teacher, I always assumed I’d like teaching creative...

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    The Animal Olympics - Gylemuir Primary School and Edinburgh College of Art

    The Animal Olympics 2012 was an informative, inspiring and creative collaboration between Gylemuir Primary School and Edinburgh College of Art. The project was organised by Jonathan Gibbs, Programme Director in Illustration at Edinburgh College of Art and used Live Literature funds to invite Vivian...

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    #DullBooks – Friday Book Game Round-up

    On Friday, our Book Game asked people to make book titles duller to make the weather appear better than it was. Contestants didn’t disappoint reworking many famous book titles into a duller form. We have selected some of the best entries below. Don’t forget to tune in to @ScottishBkTrust every...

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    Bernard MacLaverty's Writing Workshop for My Favourite Place

    We recently launched our writing workshops which are running all around the country as part of My Favourite Place. We kicked off with a workshop at North Edinburgh Arts on the 12th June, with acclaimed writer Bernard MacLaverty , and the series will continue nationwide. S Emily Dodd, Edinburgh-...

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