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Thank you for visiting my website. I hope you enjoyed it and will come back again soon to see what is new on the site.

If you have a question about writing have a look on my blog BOOKWORDS I may have answered your question there. I look forward to hearing from you!

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    Find some great teaching resources based around my book on the Jacobites


    ……………….. Why not visit my blog BOOKWORDSand follow me on Twitter @strachanlinda


    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