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See below for some links to resources and organisations for writers and those interested in books and writing 



My thanks to Amelia, a young writer who suggested this new link for writers visiting my website.   It is full of excellent advice.

Scattered Authors Society: (SAS)Scattered Authors Society logo

Published authors and illustrators of books for children and Young Adults (YA)

Membership open to all published writers for young people.

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

International – 

Writers and Artists. The insider Guide to the Media  

Lots of excellent advice for writers and getting published

also see their BLOG

Kids Lit Quiz is an international quiz for young readers

designed and originated by the excellent Quiz Master Wayne Mills


Scottish Book Trust logoScottish Book Trust

Live Literature Funding and Literature in Learning
Sandeman House, Trunk’s Close, 55 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR.

Federation of Children’s Book Groups logoFederation of Children’s Book Groups

Information about The Book Trust and the annual Children’s Book award.

Books for KeepsBooks for Keeps

Carousel Guide logoCarousel

Wordpool logoWordpool

Children’s book site for parents, teachers and writers.

Write Away logoWrite Away

Achuka logoAchuka

Advice and information for writers

The Society of Authors

(also The Society of Authors in Scotland.)

The SoA is the UK trade union for all types of writers, illustrators and literary translators, at all stages of their careers. We have been advising individuals and speaking out for the profession for more than a century.
84, Drayton Gardens London SW10 9SB.  Membership open to all published writers


Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here.

Booktrust logoBooktrust

Book House 45 East Hill London SW18 2QZ

BookTrust is the UK’s largest children’s reading charity. Each year we reach 3.9 million children across the UK with books, resources and support.

Scotland’s Creative Writing Centre

Arvon Foundation

Residential Writing courses (UK)

Edinburgh L’Unesco City of Literature logoEdinburgh L’Unesco City of Literature